Kids

Fostering Kindness in Children: 3 Ideas to Help Kids Be More Kind!

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Teaching our children to be kind is an important task as a parent. Kindness comes in many forms, but I believe that in general, we wish for our kids to be thoughtful, generous, and do good towards others. It takes guidance, behavior modeling, and patience on our part, since kindness is an abstract concept. But, […]

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100+ Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities for Kids

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My 10-year-old girl has always loved a fun craft! Even as she enters her tween years, she still enjoys breaking out the art supplies and sitting down for a creative session of crafting fun. Her 5-year-old brother will also happily join in on the fun of cutting, gluing, coloring, and generally getting creative. That’s why I […]

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Gifting a Smartphone to Your Tween This Holiday Season: Is it Right for Your Family?

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– Enjoy this guest post on deciding if gifting a smartphone to your tween this holiday season is right for your family! – As we trade in our pumpkins and autumn leaves for candy canes and snow drifts, our children automatically begin dreaming of Christmas. So while we are decking the halls with boughs of […]

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50+ Tween Girl Halloween Costume Ideas

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Halloween costumes used to be easy for my baby girl, but as she’s entered her tween years, we’ve consistently had a more difficult time finding age-appropriate costumes that she both likes and are in her size. Perhaps the skirt is too short, the top cut too low, or the name of the costume always has […]

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3 Kids’ Activities for Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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– Originally published in 2011, when my baby girl was 5 years old! It’s time to do this same project with my baby boy! – This year, in order to expose my daughter to Latino heritage more in-depth, I decided to do a small Hispanic Heritage Month project with her. My idea was that it […]

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