One day after school, I took the munchkins out for a treat. It was a sunny day and, as you may know, sunlight can do wonders for a person's mood! We stopped for a snack of cheese fries and ice cream- not the healthiest snack, but it's nice to splurge occasionally ;) After we'd filled our bellies and satisfied our cravings, we walked over to a Goodwill store nearby. The plan was to find me a good book…Continue
Added by Jazelle on July 23, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
Whether you're in the midst of the school year, on summer vacation, or just looking for some fun and interactive activities, these 5 educational online games for kids can be a lifesaver! Online games are convenient because they can be played wherever you have internet connection and a phone, iPad, tablet, laptop, or desktop. I find them to be a great option to cartoons (although wonderful) and…Continue
Added by Jazelle on July 9, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
When we first started to play this game we were confused. The instructions were simple but I wasn't sure if I read it correctly because we just breezed through the first few puzzles. We were left wondering where the challenge was.
My children are 6 and 8, but they play Sudoku so they understand puzzles and logic. This is…
Added by Ronda on February 15, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
A native of Honeoye, New York, Andrew Cratsley lives in North Carolina. Keepers of Runes and the Tower of Shadows is his debut novel. Cratsley is a lifelong fan of fantasy books, films, and RPG-style gaming. A champion of literacy issues and proud supporter of the World Literacy Foundation, Cratsley will donate a portion of the proceeds from Keepers of Runes and the Tower…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on September 8, 2014 at 9:29am — No Comments
You can find serenity in learning that it can be really fun to create a family game. In most areas around the country, the new school year has either started or is about to start. At the same time, many families enjoyed the closeness and fun of the bonding and fun of summer vacation. One way to keep the fun going throughout the school year is to create a family game.
The great thing about a family game is that you do…Continue
Added by Janeane Davis on August 28, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments
A toddler is essentially a child who is very mentally absorbing and physically active. He or she is in the most wonderful stage of growing up. Not only he or she knows how things go around, but also knows their interests and demands are completed and adhered to by parents. Their main motivation to be active though, according to parents, is to always keep parents on their toes. Online websites make for the best type of thing to help parents have the right kind of way to spend…Continue
Added by Julia Gomes on June 13, 2014 at 9:40am — No Comments
Do you have a laundry basket full of clothes? If so, grab your toddler or young child’s hand and take them into the laundry room with you. Did you know that you can teach them how to help with the laundry? Most children are eager and willing to help their parents with new things. Have your child take the sorted laundry from the laundry basket and they can…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on September 25, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments
Do you remember playing Ring Around the Rosie as a child? I do! I remember playing this game when I was fairly young. When my son came home from daycare a few days ago saying “posies, posies” while grabbing his older brother’s hand. I was trying to figure out what he was talking about. My son…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on May 8, 2013 at 4:24pm — No Comments
This past weekend I attended my Sister-in-Laws baby shower. She is expecting a baby boy in May and I can’t wait to meet her newest addition. The shower was a success. Mom and dad to be got showered with gifts to make their new baby feel loved and welcomed.
The room was decorated with a jungle theme and her cake was so cute.…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 16, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Finding the perfect app on your Iphone, Ipad or Ipod Touch for your toddler, isn’t an easy task. As a parent you want to engage your child in applications that are fun and educational. My baby is only 18 months old and I personally don’t have many apps on my phone for him to play with. I know that he is still fairly young and doesn’t have a very long attention span yet. I downloaded the IMommy app for my toddler to see if he was interested in playing with my phone. This app…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on December 13, 2012 at 9:35pm — No Comments
My husband made the greatest purchase of our lives last weekend when he found this Pokemon Monopoly game at a garage sale for a dollar.
Did you catch that? It's a Monopoly game about POKEMON!! And my kids are only ABSOLUTELY OBSESSED with…Continue
Added by Momniscient on November 17, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments
This week we were excited to have a new card game to play, and I get to share it with you today!
The card game that we received is called Noun Bite. It is a competitive spelling game, for 2-6 players, ages 6+.
We love to play games, and I love it when I find some that teach at the same time! The home school mom comes out in me a bit!
The game comes with 104 cards, including every letter from the alphabet, wild cards,…Continue
Added by Misty Leask on July 3, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments
** The next time my kids PROMISE me they'll stay in bed if I read just one more itty bitty chapter, I'll know they're totally full of shit.
** Screw Santa -- MOMS are the ones who need elves!!!!
** No matter how many times I return it to the basement, an Australian boomerang keeps reappearing on my kitchen…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 16, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments
Although it may not be entirely true, I find that I tell myself that these options are "better" than a video when I need to get…Continue
Added by Valerie Korock on June 13, 2011 at 1:42am — No Comments
Aim. Snap. Learn. It’s just that easy for parents to get detailed information before buying a video game this holiday season. The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) – which assigns the age and content ratings for computer and video games – has released an online video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Gs_BRexfrY) announcing the upgraded version of its free…Continue
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ADHD is a neurobiologist disorder who usually have a characteristic inability to concentrate, easy to switch his attention, and hyperactivity. In general, ADHD is associated with behavioral disorders and cognitive activity such as thinking, remembering, describing, summarizing, organizing, and others. Characteristics like these usually start to appear in early childhood, is chronic, not…
Added by agil azzahra on November 4, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments
It's Captcha Balderdash time again!! This is the fourth time we've played this entertaining little word game here in the break room. Click here to see the introduction to Captcha…Continue
Added by Kelley Nettles on October 11, 2010 at 3:58pm — No Comments