“Mama & Me” Journal
Write notes back & forth with your child. Leave it on their bed, when they have a chance, they write back and leave it on your bed. How neat would it be to have those notes to look back on? SO DOING THIS ♥
This summer I have two readers and writers! This opens up so many possibilities of ways to think and interact with them. On our first day of summer vacation I gave them each their own journal that would be used for the sole purpose of writing letters back and forth with me. So far it has been awesome! I have something written to them each day and give it to them as they head to Quiet Time. They are loving the idea of having a handwritten note just for them from me. I write down things I…
Start the year well - what to do about resolutions!
Resolutions we all make them and often we also break them. The biggest issues we can actually face are unrealistic goals usually accompanied with perfectionism or lack of self control. So what should you aim to do, should you make a resolution or not make any at all? In the theme of starting the year well consider the following: Don't say yes when you really mean no make a list of all your commitments, then consider all them. I was once told when you make a commitment do it for a year. Then…
DIY Balloon Surprise
Why yes, today’s DIY does totally coordinate with the new site! What can I say, I love me a good theme and scheme! But this DIY is so much more. You can use it for just about anybody you want to send a little bit of cheer to, whether it’s their birthday or any other …
10 Tradition Ideas for a Magical Christmas Eve - Happy Home Fairy
I can hardly believe that Christmas Eve is tomorrow! A night simply filled with magic all by itself, but made even more fun with one of these creative tradition ideas… Many of us know about leaving out cookies and milk for Santa. But what about his reindeer? I mean, they do some pretty exhausting work […]
75 Family Christmas Traditions — The Better Mom
My favorite part of Christmas is all of the special traditions our family does each year. My fondest memories as a Child center around the Christmas season. Having a hard time finding that special tradition or two for your family? Here is a list with 75 Family Christmas Traditions f
52 Week Money Challenge
Thanks to this beautiful weather we've been having lately, I've been in the spring cleaning mode and have been plowing through my room and closet and getting rid of stuff left and right! I've been packing up a lot of my winter clothes, and organizing everything that I can.... which is where the point of this post comes in! I love to save my money, and am constantly thinking up different ideas to do with my spare jingle and dollars. In the past, I have put away $10 a week, so that when…
Free printable "invoice for the tooth fairy" kit - Chickabug
I love traditions, don’t you? I think it must be one of the best parts of being a parent to be able to create sweet traditions and memories for your ...
Making a Story with Digital Photos - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
One thing that my boys enjoy doing (and that we really should do more often) is using their toys to make a story. We pose the toys and take pictures of them. It’s kind of fun, in sort of a Toy Story type way… This is a story that I did with my oldest son […]
Birthday Box Surprise Countdown
A week or so before a child's birthday deliver a special birthday box with fun activities and things to do leading up to the big day. This is how we made a special birthday celebration for our little one who decided she'd rather not have a birthday party.
The First Loose Tooth: Tips, Traditions, and Crafts
Around the ages of five or six, children usually experience their first loose tooth. Wiggly teeth are exciting and losing them is a rite of passage, a sign to the child that they are growing up! But losing teeth can also feel scary and confusing. Shared below are first loose tooth and tips, traditions, and...Read More »