It’s a hard reality for parents but you can’t stop time. All those wonderful moments known as life go from the future to the present and off into the past in a fleeting moment. I think that’s why I love taking pictures. It’s an attempt to capture a moment to share and preserve what will one day be a memory. I’m no photographer but Jennifer Pearson is and at a Panasonic LUMIX event she shared some great tips on how to take good pictures.
As parents, many of us have concerns about the environment as it pertains to our kids and their future. We make efforts at home through small measures of going green but it’s also important to teach our children about the relationship we have with the Earth and to respect the environment around us.
Winter is in full swing. Now kids can see just how much snow is on the ground with this fun craft that was inspired by Pink and Green Mama. Instead of being a small snowman ruler, we made ours an actual stake for the ground and used Arctic creatures for inspiration.
You’ve bought the gifts and the stocking stuffers, now the wrapping begins! But all those people on your gift giving list can mean a lot of boxes to wrap. The paper looks nice under the tree or when you present it to a friend but how long is the gift going to stay wrapped? If you think all that paper is wasteful, there are more environmentally friendly ways to present your gifts. Below are just a few ideas.
I know, I know...it isn't even December and I have a Christmas craft. Just stay with me for a second. This is a fun DIY advent calendar, so you will want to have this one ready before December starts.
Children of all ages have come down with pirate fever. They could have caught it from blockbuster movies or a popular new cartoon series. However they contracted it, chances are it isn’t going away soon. Encourage the pirate fun with an easy craft you and your children can do together.
How Does My Garden Grow?
Who doesn’t love Pottery Barn? Their catalogue is filled with inspiring images of perfectly put together rooms and gorgeous spaces. But what’s a girl to do when a piece you love is no longer sold?
Why DIY it, of course!
Children love to share their adventures. This craft is all about creating a way for a child of any age to share their fun with people they care about. The level of help needed from you depends on the age of your child. I did this activity with my two year old daughter just to show you how simple it can be.
Sparks are about to fly! On Canada Day and America’s Fourth of July you have come to expect firework celebrations. Fireworks are usually part of most summer holiday long weekends. Is it too late for your children by the time the celebrations start? Do you dread taking all of them out with a ton of gear? But it isn’t quite the same to just watch on television, is it? Here is an easy way to bring the celebration into your home. How about getting your young child to make some fireworks of their own? It’s safe, don’t worry.