I am teaching my son cursive.
He was reading some Diary of a Wimpy Kids books and couldn't read the cursive bits...when I asked the school if they taught handwriting, they said no. I don't understand why handwriting is no longer taught - at least to the level that children are able to read it. So, I teach…
Added by Lauren Markman on January 12, 2018 at 7:06am — No Comments
With Memorial Day around the corner, I wanted to share how to make these easy DIY Patriotic t-shirts with your kids. You can also use them for 4th of July!
I made these shirts with my four boys last year, and I love the way they turned out. They wore them to our local Memorial Day Parade.
I usually buy Patriotic shirts for them to wear and you can find a ton of shirts for $5 or less at Old Navy, Walmart, Kohl's and…
Added by Jessica Briggs on May 17, 2017 at 5:02pm — No Comments
Rice Krispie Treats are one of my favorite treats! With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to share with you these two easy and cute Easter Rice Krispie Treat Recipes. I love making fun festive treats for my boys. You can definitely modify these recipes to use what you…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:56pm — No Comments
It is almost Easter! I love everything about Easter, I love celebrating Jesus and His Resurrection. I enjoy the special Easter service at our church. I love that its spring the weather is nice and summer is near, we get to enjoy playing outside. I love all the bright colors that spring and…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:49pm — No Comments
With Easter here and egg dyeing, what are you to do with all those left over egg cartons? You can use the carton to store your hard boiled eggs in the refrigerator for up to one week, but for something more fun...make a bunny!
This is a great way to re-use those egg cartons and have fun with…
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:44pm — No Comments
Easter is upon us! My children love to dye Easter Eggs, I enjoy it too. We often dye too many Easter Eggs, we end up eating egg salad sandwiches the entire Easter week. I find coloring and dying eggs very therapeutic.
Over the years we…
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Make this adorable HAPPY BOX! Find out how HERE
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This delightful craft is made with real cinnamon and makes the house smell delicious for the season.
Added by Dea Lenihan on November 12, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
On a cold winter night, wind howling into the desert sky, one ordinary hospital gave witness to a historic event. JJ Sherwood was born at 2:30 a.m. on December 31st, just barely managing to squeeze in to supplant New Year’s Eve. JJ has always had a flair for the dramatics.
Sherwood began writing in the womb after a…Continue
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Join us for the Halloween Crafty Party--follow simple directions on the blog.
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That started a…
lly and I wanted to do something special for Daddy, just to show him how much we love him. We sat down to brainstorm a couple ideas of what to do and finally settled on making a collage for Daddy. The collage would contain things that he really enjoys and something that describes him. Although our Daddy is one who likes to wrestle and roll around on the floor, he also really enjoys dressing up and looking nice!
Check out our finished picture and see how you can make one…Continue
I’ve read this question a thousand times on parenting discussions, marriage help sites, homeschooling forums: “How do I get my kid / husband / spouse to put down the video game?” As a long time female gamer, partner of a gamer, and mother, let me offer some personal insight:
1. Learn about their game. Is it the type of game where they will lose all…Continue
Added by Michelle Ruth Brown on March 5, 2015 at 8:35pm — No Comments
Now here's the party of all parties! Talk about economical, creative, interactive and downright fun ... this birthday party idea will be the hit of the neighborhood for children ages 3 - 8. The joy just won't be in designing their own cardboard car, but whatever movie you select and snack you…Continue
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