Category Archives: Kids

Info and advice for parents of school-aged children.

5 Things Children Can Teach Daddy

Obviously, kids have plenty of things they will be learning in school and in life before they are ready to head off into the world on their own. However, many kids often express positive behavior without questioning it. What Mom wouldn’t want that kind of behavior emulated by everyone? Here are ...

The Great Toy Box Clean Out

One of the things that I dread the most as a mom is cleaning out the toy boxes.  I just know that it is going to be overwhelming, a ton of work, and that I am not going to be able to choose what should go and what should stay.  Recently I was able to overcome this dread of cleaning out our toy boxes.  ...

Which Music Instrument is Right for Your Child?

Forcing your kid to learn guitar will not make him the next Jimi Hendrix, and it could in fact make your child hate making music all together. So how can you help them choose an instrument they will enjoy? Here are four steps you can take to help you decide together: Consider Your Child’s Age If your ...

5 Easy Ways to Turn Your Kid Into a Bookworm!

A love for reading books starts with a parent. Your child will develop the love or hatred for reading based on their experiences at home. Positive reinforcement is a great starting point. Remember your child won’t change their habits overnight. It takes time. To help keep your child engaged, rem ...
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5 Awesome Holiday Apps for Kids

  With Christmas just around the corner, there are plenty of apps to get your kids into the holiday spirit. Whether you’re looking for educational apps or just something fun to keep your kids entertained, there are plenty of apps to help speed up the days until Christmas. So if you’re ...

Ways to Calm Kids Down from Tantrums Safely

Tantrums can be just as exhausting for the parent as they are for the child.  While most parents do not understand why their child is having a tantrum, trying to calm the child down can feel like an exhausting worthless effort. There are many different ways in which one might want to try and calm thei ...

Must Have Toys Of The Holiday Season

It’s that time of the year where every parent goes out and shops for the best gifts for their children.  Of course many children will want the must have toys, and that means you may have to visit more than one store, and stand in long lines even  Have you found the toys yet, and aren’t worried about i ...

Best Hair Styles For Your Kids

Best Hair Styles For Your Kids Everyone wants their kids to look great and to fit in, this includes the hair styles that you get for your kids.  When they are younger, your child has no say in what you do with their hair, so please be kind and make sure you aren’t making them stand out of the crowd.  ...

Finding a Hobby For Your Child

Keeping your kids busy with a hobby is a great way to get them out of the house, or to spend some good time learning something.  Not all hobbies you come up with will be done outside, but you can make sure that you have at least a few that will include some exercise for you as a family! A hobby is a n ...

How Many and Which Chores Your Kids Should be Doing

The perfect time to introduce chores is when children are young. They are easily taught and want to please. As kids get older, the chores they did when they were younger can be expanded and other chores may be added to the list. Age appropriate chores are a great way to teach kids responsibility and p ...