Make Your Own Washable Paint from Chalk {A Guest Post from My 8 Year Old}

My 6- and 8-year-old daughters began experimenting with making their own chalk paint yesterday using little stubs of chalk that were too hard to color with. My husband “suggested” that I might want to have them move the experiment outside next time, but they had a ton of fun making paint — more fun than […]

A Simple Easter Weekend Tradition

Our Easter traditions continue to evolve with our girls’ understanding of our faith in general — and Easter specifically. But this simple tradition is our very favorite. It’s slightly more meaningful when Easter falls in March and the sun sets earlier, but my girls have been talking about it all week nonetheless, and we’ll let […]

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Websites, Printables & Activities {Mom’s Idea Book}

We’re pretty excited about the 2014 Winter Olympics in our house — although my oldest is heartbroken that Lindsey Vonn isn’t competing this year — and I decided to give the girls a break from our regular school assignments and lift the TV limits for the duration of the Games. In 2014, I’m determined to […]

Free Printable Color-Me Valentines

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Valentine’s Day is coming with all of its candy-flower-card-giving goodness! While some kids beg for pre-printed cartoon character cards from the grocery store, our daughter prefers to add her creativity to her valentines. Sometimes we make our own with construction paper and glitter […]