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Easter Crafts for Kids, Moms and Dads

2016 March 21
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Easter is a time of love and celebration. Make special memories with your littlest family members by spending time together that you can cherish for years to come.  Whether its baking, coloring or being crafty, this time will hold special meaning for them always.

 

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Go Green! 5 Simple St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

2016 March 10
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Erin go bragh! It’s time to put on your green and celebrate the Irish because St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. Why not enjoy the holiday with some family craft time. Here are five fun projects to bring out the Irish in everyone.

 

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5 Tips to Survive Teething

2016 February 22
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Teething is a natural part of a baby’s development, but for some babies, it can make for a miserable few days for them and their parents. It is usually around 6 months when teething begins and the symptoms include: drooling, irritability, sore gums and wanting to chew on solid objects. The symptoms will last about 3-5 days and will go away once the teeth break through the gums. The good news is there are ways to help ease your baby’s discomfort. Here are five tips from Web MD and the Mayo Clinic to help get through those trying teething times. 

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5 Easy Valentine Crafts for Toddlers

2016 February 08
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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and nothing says love more than gifts made by your children. Here are some fun crafts you can do with your whole family that can be given to grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends. But more importantly, it’s time spent together creating fun projects and precious memories. 

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Snow Crafts for Kids

2016 January 25
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With parts of the country digging out from the recent snow storms, it is clear winter is here. Tian Tian, the panda bear from the National Zoo in Washington, definitely enjoys it. 

Here are some fun, easy snow crafts to do with your family when you are done playing outside; or if you live somewhere without snow, this will bring a little winter to your home. 

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Celebrate the Season with Popsicle Stick Crafts

2015 December 22
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With the kids out of school for the holiday break, you may be looking for activities to keep them busy. Popsicle sticks can provide hours of fun crafting for you and your family. Plus, they are easy to find and inexpensive. Using the sticks along with other basic supplies like paint, glue, little pom-poms, glitter and googly eyes, you and your kids can make fun decorations and gifts for the holidays.

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10 Ways to Release Your Inner Child and Say Goodbye to Holiday Stress

2015 December 08
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Children immerse themselves in what they are doing at the moment and they take time to have fun. They enjoy life and we can learn a lot from them. Here are 10 holiday related activities you can do by yourself or with your children to help you release your inner child this holiday season. As a result, you will find yourself more relaxed and ready to face the grown-up holiday hustle and bustle.

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Writing to Santa

2015 November 16
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Go into any store and you will see that the Christmas season is right around the corner. Houses are beginning to twinkle with holiday lights, Christmas trees are going up and songs like Jolly Old St. Nicholas are popping up on the radio. 

For the kids, the anticipation and excitement of Santa builds as the special day inches closer. They embrace the spirit and magic of the season and are filled with wonder and hope. Although it is unclear exactly when it began, writing letters to Santa is a tradition many children continue to enjoy and look forward to each year.

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Read to your Kids; It’s a Good Thing

2015 November 04
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Children love snuggling with those special people in their lives to have stories read to them. They enjoy the closeness that comes from the time spent together and they learn so much about the world around them through books. Through books, children learn good communication skills, they learn the rhythm and cadence of language and they learn higher level thinking skills. 

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5 Fun Fall Crafts to do with Your Family

2015 October 21
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Leaves are changing colors, school has started and the pumpkin spiced latte at Starbucks is back; clearly fall is here. This is the perfect time to create some wonderful seasonal crafts with your kids while making lasting memories at the same time. 

 

 

 

 

 

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