Teacher Gifts to Show Your Thanks

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With the end of the school year in sight, it’s time to think about teacher gifts for your children’s tireless educators. Teachers have one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Each September, families hand over their children, and entrust teachers to nurture, enrich and fill their minds with knowledge and responsibility to help prepare for the […]

6 No Fuss Activities to Share with Your Sitter

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There’s no need to resort to leaving the babysitter new toys or typically forbidden treats to feed your kids to ensure they are happy while you’re away. Instead, why not give your sitter a few no fuss, low mess activities she can do together with your kids. These fun activities are entertaining and take very […]

Get Crafty with Spring Crafts for Preschoolers

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Dare we say it for fear of jinxing ourselves? Spring is almost here! Despite the cold weather most of the country is still fighting, Spring is officially only weeks away. Let’s mark its long-awaiting arrival with some fun, simple crafts for parents or sitters to tackle with preschoolers who will love creating these adorable bunnies, […]

5 Ways to Celebrate the Olympics with Your Family

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The 2014 Olympic Winter Games kick off Friday, February 7 in Sochi, Russia. Don’t miss out on the chance to get your kids engaged and excited about a spectacular, inspiring event that happens just once every four years. Even little kids will enjoy these fun activities designed for celebrating the Olympics, family style. 5 Ways […]

10 Creative Ideas for Entertaining a Toddler (in the dead of winter!)

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With temperatures reaching inhumane lows across the country, you or your sitter are likely trapped in the house with the kids and in near desperate need for new ways to keep them entertained. Save your sanity with these fun ideas for keeping little kids happy and engaged. 10 Creative Ideas for Entertaining a Toddler (in […]

Last Minute Tips for Creating a Fantastic Kids’ Table for Thanksgiving

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The secret to keeping kids entertained and avoiding mid-meal meltdowns at this year’s Thanksgiving table is to give them one heck of a kids’ table. No blood, sweat or tears required to pull off some of these cool ideas. We’ve deemed them this week’s Five Favorite Pins for Parents. For more helpful ideas, check out […]

5 Rainy Day Activities

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You’ve seen a million lists like this one, but it never hurts to have some fresh ideas. When you’re stuck in the house and the natives are restless, give one of these a shot. 5 Rainy Day Activities 1. Tupperware bowling. Line up your BPA-free lunch containers in the kitchen or hallway and give any […]

6 Festive Kids’ Crafts That Are Good Enough to Eat

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For busy parents and babysitters, what could be better than a delightful kid’s craft and a snack wrapped into one? Edible art projects keep kids entertained, engaged and fed without much fuss. This is incredibly helpful especially when you are preparing holiday meals and entertaining guests. These are also great projects to have grandparents or guests […]