Top 5 Sports for Kids

When it comes to choosing a sport your child should play, a good place to start is finding a sport that is age-appropriate for your kids. While there are no rules to choosing a sport, often sports that suit a toddler won’t always suit a teenager and vice versa. The most important thing is that kids have fun. Kids just want to have fun and their reason to continue playing team sports will be a direct result of how much fun they have. As parents you want your kid to be successful while … [Read more...]

5 Non-Candy Easter Gifts For Kids + Giveaway

Every year we have the same dilemma...what to buy the kids for Easter. While there are many different types of Easter Candy available (all that are very delicious) I always like to have a few non-candy gifts to add to the kids Easter Baskets. SmitCo sells a ton of products for kids. So I wanted to highlight a few of their kid jewelry options they have available so you can add a few non- candy gifts to your Easter Baskets. They also have fun journals available too! Stretch Butterfly … [Read more...]

25 Ways for Kids to Exercise Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills play an important part of any child’s life, facilitating their ability to perform self-care tasks like getting dressed, eating, and drawing, as well as supporting healthy academic outcomes for when they begin school. Oftentimes kids learn fine motor skills in preschool and on through elementary, however, as a mother there are easy ways for you to practice fine motor skills with your kids at home too. What exactly are “fine motor skills”? Good question! Skills kids learn which … [Read more...]

Family Day Activities For Winter Months

Winter is still in full swing but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy some of these great Family Day Activities For Winter Months! Even though warm weather is coming, shorter days and colder nights are still here. This usually leads to a strong desire to stay in, curl up in a warm blanket, and spend the evening hanging in front of the television. After all, when it’s cold and dark outside, we rarely want to be out there.  But cold weather doesn’t mean we have to stop enjoying fun quality time with … [Read more...]

Tips For Visiting the Statue of Liberty with Kids

One of the greatest symbols of the American spirit is the Statue of Liberty. If you are planning a trip to New York City, taking a cruise to the Statue of Liberty is a must. For parents bringing along their kids on this trip, making sure they have fun and stay safe should be a priority. While touring around this iconic landmark, you and your family will be able to get great views of Lower Manhattan, as well as enjoy the café and gift shop located around the Statue of Liberty. Check out the … [Read more...]

Tips To Keep Kids Safe On The Playground This Winter

There is something exhilarating about playing outside when the air is cold and there’s a hint of snow. The crisp air brings about a carefree atmosphere that seems perfect for playtime. However, parents and caretakers shouldn’t be carefree about winter playground safety. If you want your kids to have fun outdoors, follow some practical advice so they can play without getting hurt.   Always know the temperature before going outdoors Frostbite isn’t a walk in the park (or a hop in the … [Read more...]

Shoes For Children – Thoughts You Must Never Forget When Buying

Friendship and making new friends are uppermost in the minds of kids when they prepare for starting a new year in a new class. Hardly do they think about what to wear and how to reach school because it is up to the parents to make the child ready for school.  Parents are left a bit confused when it comes to selecting shoes for children because there are conflicting views about it.  The confusion is a lot more for preschool children as parents have the option of allowing them to move on bare … [Read more...]

Important Camping Safety Tips for Kids

While camping is a fun activity for kids and adults, safety precautions should be taken to ensure everyone enjoys the trip without harm. Read on to find out the basic camping safety tips for kids that should be followed to prevent injuries or a ruined experience! Never wonder off alone. It’s important that you don’t walk away from the campsite without a buddy to go with you. It’s easy to get lost in an unfamiliar wooded area. If you need to leave the campsite for any reason, make sure … [Read more...]