Valentine ideas

5 Homemade Valentine Ideas for the Whole Family

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it is easy to get carried away in planning things for your partner, but this year, spend the days leading up to February 14 making Valentine ideas for your family, with your family. I Love You Kitchen Towels Looking for a way to spice up your kitchen? These

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Homemade Valentines: Art with Heart!

Need some last minute Valentine ideas? Try out these super easy Valentines that you can give out this year to classmates, coworkers or to that special someone. Show your heart with these homemade Valentines! Folding Heart DIRECTIONS 1. Measure and cut out an 8 inch by 8 inch square from your construction paper. 2. Fold

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Valentine’s Day Treats

Three Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Treats

From writing valentines to prepping delicious treats, getting your child ready for Valentine’s Day can be overwhelming. With class parties, doilies and cards galore, getting in the spirit to celebrate a day of “love” can be a struggle for all us parents. With February 14 fast approaching, keep these Valentine's Day Treats recipes in your

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Tie-Dye

Totally Tie-Dye: Jump on the Hottest DIY Trend

One of the biggest fashion trends we’ve seen is the reemergence of tie-dye! What may seem like a retired style now reserved exclusively for camp activities and middle school projects, is now making its way back into the mainstream. If you want to jump on the trend, but maybe haven’t done tie-dye since you were

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kids crafts

Easy Kid’s Crafts to Make From At-Home Supplies!

There are so many hours to fill in a day, especially during the spring, holiday or summer break, that we bet you’re contemplating just parking your kids in front of the TV for a Paw Patrol marathon and calling it a day. While every family has different needs and wants for their kids during summertime

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Teaching Inclusion to Our Children

Teaching Inclusion to Our Children Starts at Home

By sheer definition, as defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary, the word inclusion means “the act of including,” and to add on to that, “the act or practice of including and accommodating people who have historically been excluded.” Teaching inclusion to our children is so important, and it should start at home. It seems so

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Verbal Disrespect

How to Put Verbal Disrespect From Kiddos to Rest

It was bound to happen. My sweet, nearly angelic son, who had promised to “always love me always” and had pronounced me “best mommy in the world,” had uttered those words that make every parent wince—“I hate you!” And to add insult to injury, he timed those words so his siblings and some Target employees

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popcorn recipes

5 Yummy Popcorn Recipes to Make for The Family!

January 19 is National Popcorn Day and we can’t get enough of those airy, salty, buttery and crunchy kernels of corn! In fact, according to Popcorn Boss, the United States is the world’s largest producer of popcorn! So, while we may not be able to venture out to our beloved movie theaters to get our

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How To Maintain a Happy Home With an Empty Nest

In the fall of 2019, approximately 9.9 million students attended colleges and universities, and 70% of them chose a school within a 2-hour drive of their home. Coincidence? I think not! While some parents rejoice in their new freedom, some dread the day they experience sending their child off to college or when they move

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Homework Feel Less Like Work

5 Tips for Making Homework Feel Less Like Work

According to “Homework In America,” a 2014 Brown Center Report on American Education, homework for students in third grade through twelve takes an average of one hour per night and rarely exceeds two hours per night. I doubt they factored in the time it takes to actually get your child to sit down and complete

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