Kids

Soft Play Dough Recipe
This truly is the best play dough recipe if you are looking for one that is easy to make and stays super soft for months. So many homemade versions are grainy and then dry out in a couple of days....
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How to Raise a Non Picky Eater
Out of my six kiddos, two of them have great tendencies towards being a picky eater.  If it wasn't for my determination to raise children who would eat all types of food (no matter how it looked or...
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How to ROCK School Lunch
It is back to school time, which means once again taking on my least favorite task....school lunches!  Since I've been packing a lunchbox for each of my six kids for years,  it was time to share all my...
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DIY Detangle Spray
You see this cutie patootie?  This is my baby girl who is 4 years old and she has the greatest hair!  It is long.  It is thick.  It holds any style you put it in. It is everything I...
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Silky Soft Playdough
Conditioner playdough is my favorite indoor activity idea for my kids becasue it is made from hair conditioner and corn starch.  That is the whole recipe!  It turns out super soft and silky...
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Mini Lunchbox Corn Dogs
How did your kid's first day of school turn out?  Mine was disturbingly odd.  You see, for the first time in the 19 years I have been a Mom, I was home for a whole day without a single child...
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Foam Dough
Three weeks of summer left here in Minnesota and now is about the time I begin to lose my patience for summer.  The kids are tired of being home, tired of swimming, tired of each other, tired of me....
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Healthy Halloween Snack Activity
Halloween snack party time!  I was "blessed" with the privilege of being the Room Mom for my 5 year olds' Kindergarten class this year.  Really, it isn't too much responsibility except for the holiday...
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Lunch Box Ice Pack
Homemade ice pack that can go into a school lunch box.  These are inexpensive because they are made from sponges so if they get lost, no big deal.  This DIY ice pack hack is reusable so it...
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Rainbow Rice
Joining Pinterest has help remind me of some of the fun activities I used to do with my "older generation" of children.  Having only 1, 2 or 3 kids naturally left me with the time to be...
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