5 Fun & Educational Family Days Out In The UK

Finding something to do that will entertain the kids can be hard, especially with all the time they seem to have school. If you’re anything like me you like to make sure that days out can be fun as well as educational! If this is the case, then take a look at these 5 ideas for family days out that are not only fun, but also educational.Natural History Museum...more

15 Free Educational Kids' Apps

 We have all experienced those moments when you just wanted to climb under your cart while waiting in a long line at the store.  Well, here are some great apps you can have on your phone or tablet waiting for the moment when a little fun is needed.  These are just some cool things for the young ones and older kids too!...more

Four Fun Family Road Trips

Summer is here and if the idea of visiting another amusement park or sitting on a beach doesn't motivate you to make vacation plans, consider a good, old-fashioned road trip. With the open road in front of you and time built into your itinerary to explore some small-town attractions along the way, your family can truly experience America and its history before they realize they've learned something. ...more
Great trip ideas! I've never heard of the world's largest treehouse in TN before, but my kids ...more

The Letter of the Week is *N* Free Printable Handwriting Pages & Coloring Activity Pages

The Letter for Today is  *N*Noise, Noodles, Napkin and NO!...more

Who's watching the kids?

So I write this as my two little ones are settled downstairs watching Blues Clues and playing – well when my oldest isn’t yanking her toys from her little sister’s hands! Let’s be honest, if they weren’t watching TV, I wouldn’t be up here in the loft getting some work done.   This from a mom who swore that her kids wouldn’t watch any TV or if they were it would be limited. Well, good news is it is limited (both in amount of and kind of)….bad news, they watch TV....more

Have you ever heard of Gramma' Lowe?

     Have you ever been to Gramma' Lowe's website?  If you haven't, you don't know what you're missin'.  Do you like crafts?  She's got 'em.  She even illustrates the way she makes the many, many crafts she creates.       How 'bout cookin'?  You like to cook?  Gramma' Lowe does that, too.  An', again, she illustrates her work.  Are you one of those wunnerful people who has time to decorate an' embellish your home for the...more

Time to Say (and Sing) Hello

Hello!  I am brand new to BlogHer and would like to introduce myself to all of you lovely ladies :)  My name is Rachel, and I am a music therapist and singer/songwriter in Illinois.  I've been blogging since 2008, and have since posted hundreds of my original songs for kids as well as other music-related resources for teachers and parents....more

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Sticky Fingers: A Story of a Semi-Addiction

  My name is Lisha, and I am an enabler.  My son has had an addiction for the past two years and shows no signs of overcoming this obsession.  Because he is nearly three years old, one might imagine his addiction involves some sort of sport, imitating animal noises, or having tantrums....more

Top Ten iPad Apps for Kids


Pink Slip

Have you ever seen something that is just so wrong on so many levels that you are not sure if you will be able to go on living if you do not share it with others? I awoke to an email from a dear friend that directed me to this little jem. I'm not sure what the proper introduction to this is, so without further ado: OK. Can I just say-  Word panties used 7 times "C'mon, I'll show you I'm having my period right now" ...more