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Experience Gift Ideas for Kids

December 16, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving. As parents, it can feel like the gifts we give our kids year after year become “more stuff” that sits idle in playrooms just a few months after Christmas is over. Our kids already have so many toys they love, so why not give them experience gifts…

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Winter Activities for Families in Texas

December 2, 2019  |  Categories: Activities

Looking for some fun activities for your family this winter? Texas may not be a state that turns into a winter wonderland, but there are still plenty of fun things for the whole family to enjoy this December! Go Ice Skating Ice skating is a classic winter tradition, and did you know you could go…

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Cool Weather Crockpot Meals

November 25, 2019  |  Categories: Recipes

The weather is cooling down, so it’s the perfect time to start heating the crockpot up! We’ve rounded up some tasty and no-stress crockpot meals that are perfect for these cool, autumn evenings. And the best part is, you don’t have to spend too much time getting these meals ready…or cleaning them up. Slow Cooker…

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How to Let Kids Help in the Kitchen

November 18, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Have you ever been in the middle of getting dinner ready when your child asks if he can help you? While it’s very kind of him to offer his assistance, sometimes it can be more work to let a toddler help you with dinner. Instead of saying no to the offer, or saying yes and…

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The Best Sensory Activities for Fall

November 11, 2019  |  Categories: Activities, Child Development

Sensory activities aid in many areas of child development, including fine motor skills, cognitive growth, and language development. We’ve shared some of our favorite sensory activities before, and today we’re sharing some of the best seasonal sensory activities for this fall!  Pumpkin Squish Bags This is the perfect post pumpkin carving activity! Be sure to…

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A Month of Thankfulness

November 4, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

It’s November, which means Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. While Thanksgiving is a day set aside to be thankful, we want to challenge you and your family to practice thankfulness all month long. We’ve come up with a list of 30 categories of things to be thankful for. Now all you have to…

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Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for Kids

October 28, 2019  |  Categories: Activities

With the fall season in full swing, it’s time to plan a family pumpkin decorating night, if you haven’t already. Carving pumpkins is a seasonal activity that’s perfect for showcasing your creative (and artistic) abilities, but it can be challenging for younger kids. Not to mention it can be stressful for parents who are trying…

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Candy Alternatives for Halloween

October 21, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Halloween is right around the corner, which means every child’s dream of candy land is about to come true! But if you’re trying to think of something besides candy to hand out to the neighborhood trick-or-treaters this year, look no further. We’ve put together a list of non-candy ideas that kids of all ages will…

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Crockpot Apple Cider Recipes

October 14, 2019  |  Categories: Recipes

  There’s just something about a mug full of fresh, warm apple cider on a cozy fall evening. OK, maybe the apple cider isn’t always warm because #momlife, but have you ever thought about using a crockpot to keep your apple cider warm all day long? It’s so easy and delicious! Here are a few…

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