Harry Potter Potions Lab + A Dragon’s Blood Recipe

Have you got a Harry Potter fan at your house? Our family has been reading the Sorcerer’s Stone....more

Autumn Educational Craft: Melted Crayon Hand Print Tree

This adorable melted crayon hand print tree is a wonderful way to capture a moment in time. Their little hands grow so fast! Let’s get started… Have your child trace their forearm and hand on a piece of brown construction paper ....more

Lunch Box Apples: Keep Them From Browning

Try this tip for keeping lunch box apples fresh + find 20 easy on-the-go snacks below! Apples are a favorite lunch box addition for many kids. Plus, moms like me love their year-round availability and budget-friendly prices ....more

Blended Learning: Q&A, Videos, and Must-Read Books

Let’s start this conversation with three simple words: you’re not alone. There are other parents out there, like you, searching for solutions to keep kids excited about learning. One of my first goals with this blog, was to find like-minded parents to help provide inspiring ways to keep my kids’ curiosity alive: Let’s encourage divergent thinking, instead of convergent thinking; innovation instead of standardization....more

10+ iPhoneography Tips: ROCK Your Everyday Snap Shots

These family iPhoneography tips and GIVEAWAY are brought to you by LyveHome. I have a big ol fancy DSLR camera that takes beautiful images, but the truth is… the best camera is the one you have with you. Do you often default to your phone camera for photos? ...more

The Perfect Flower Suncatcher Craft for Kids

This adorable flower suncatcher is brought to you by Jean of The Artful Parent. Yesterday, my kids and I made nature suncatchers with flower petals and leaves. This is by no means the first time we’ve done this flower suncatcher craft—it’s one of our favorites!—but this time, instead of just abstract designs or mandalas, we also shaped the flower petals and leaves into realistic images ....more

Keep it Simple: Add a Little Lunchbox Love

The first day back-to-school can be challenging for kids of all ages. If you want to let your little one know you are thinking of them on the big day, give them a little lunchbox love. There are printable lunchbox jokes and 101 playful food ideas all over Pinterest ....more

Creative Music Videos for Kids

Got extra energy? Check out these three playful and creative music videos for kids! My daughter sat at the dinner table fidgeting, bouncing on her chair, tapping things ....more

All Grown Up: Shaving Cream Play

Shaving cream play ROCKS! This real life sensory play option is simple + brilliant. Image Credit: © Suzette – www.suzette.nu via Flickr | CC by 2.0 It has started ....more

Embrace the Magic of Everyday Moments

Universal Studios. Cape Canaveral. Disney World ....more