Look for Children’s Miracle Network Tissue Box Designs at Walmart!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of White Cloud for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. A few months ago I told you about White Cloud and their partnership with Children's Miracle Network, a charity that holds a special place in our hearts after a scare with our third daughter when…

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Bookmaking for Kids: Accordion Envelope Books
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Bookmaking for Kids: Accordion Envelope Books

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: Bookmaking is a simple and fun way to get kids excited about reading and writing. When I was an elementary school teacher, bookmaking was always a favorite activity. I've recently started making books with my five year old, and he is now obsessed! Simple accordion envelope…

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Keep Your Kids Reading with This Book Report Printable

The following post is from Kacey of Next Level Mama: These days, there's no shortage of distractions to keep our children occupied -- video games, social media, TV, computers, smart phones, sports leagues, and on and on. However, with benefits like increased vocabulary, improved writing skills and creativity, it's also important to make sure reading stays at…

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How to Make Cleaning Fun for Kids

The following post is from Amanda of OhAmanda.com: I used to teach Bible stories in our church's preschool class. When I walked in, we'd all sing, "It's clean up time, it's clean up time, let's put the toys away..." And what do you know? Those little preschoolers and toddlers would hop right up, put their…

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DIY for Kids: Make a Pillowcase Laundry Sack
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DIY for Kids: Make a Pillowcase Laundry Sack

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: We're going through a big remodel and pretty much every part of our house is a big mess. Add that to the fact that we are never home, and we are still adjusting to having three kids, and you can understand why life is a bit…

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Raising Digital Families in the 21st Century

We try to live a fairly simple, old fashioned life in many ways. We're a one-car family; we mostly avoid disposable products in our kitchen; we believe kids need hours to roam outside and play and, yes, be bored. But...I also make my living on the internet, the girls love being able to text and…

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Recycled Lid Flower Craft
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Recycled Lid Flower Craft

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: Spring is here! We've done several spring flower crafts lately inspired by the blossoms we are seeing all over. We made bubble wrap printed Spring lilies and we did Spring spin art. Today I wanted to share two different ways you can make a recycled lid flower…

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Interview Your Child with These Fun Prompts

The following post is from Kacey of Next Level Mama: My oldest two boys are now five and three, and I have to say I'm really enjoy these ages. As their vocabulary has expanded, we now find them voicing their thoughts and opinions about everything--favorite colors, games they want to play after school, what they learned…

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Enhance Your Relationships with the Art of Active Listening

The following post is from Jennifer, a lifelong educator: I’ll never forget the conversation.  Our five-year-old was trying to tell me something important.  I was getting dinner ready and responded with an occasional, “Oh, really?”  and “That’s interesting.” “Mommy, listen to me!” he implored. “I am listening!” “No, Mommy!  Listen to me with your eyes!” I…

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Tutorial: How to Make Reusable Snack & Sandwich Bags

The following post is from Micaela of Mindful Momma: Reusable food bags are indispensable in my life. Whether I am packing a lunch for my kids or grabbing a snack for an afternoon on the run, I am always reaching for my stash of handy snack and sandwich bags. You can find snack bags in…

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