Sticking with our One-On-One Time with Every Kid, Every Day

How we're sticking to our resolutions to spend one-on-one time with every kid, every day.

So... January's about passed. How are your New Year's Resolutions going? Its been a tough month for us. I'm not making excuses, we're just having a hard time getting back into a routine since winter break. If you recall, my New Year's Resolution is to spend one on one time with each of my kids, every day. To make each of them feel special. My goal is 10 minutes a day ...

Sticky Heart Collage Window Decoration

A heart collage window decoration for kids to make

I mentioned the other day when the boys cut out all those hearts for the Heart Garlands they made for the window, we used the 'scraps' or the outside pieces of the hearts to make something else. They thought this heart collage on the window was just fantastic to make. And I can't complain myself, I absolutely love it. Especially the way they worked together to make it! It was so ...

Make a Snowflake Craft! 30 Ideas to Make Snowflakes

30 ideas to make a snowflake, ideas for materials to cut them out of plus snowflake craft ideas!

It is great pastime for me to make a snowflake every winter. I can only hope that my kids will ask to make their own snowflakes year after year. But... well our snowflakes are usually just paper snowflakes. We've done a couple with other materials, but I'm so excited to find new ways for the boys to make snowflakes. These are 30 ways to make a snowflake. With 12 ideas for ...

Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt with Numbers

Valentine's Day Scavenger hunt with hearts to learn to recognize numbers

This Valentine's Day scavenger hunt for hearts is one of my all-time fave activities. Maybe just because its a scavenger hunt, but I also really get into Valentine's day crafts and activities too, so this is a great combo using them both. I shared this post first a couple years ago during the middle of the Valentine's Day season and we were counting down the days until ...