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30 Days of Play: April

Ready for 30 more days of fun? 1.  Spring is here! Do a craft today!  Here are lots of spring craft ideas. 2.  Fill up water balloons and head outside! 3.  Gather some buckets and shovels and head to the sandbox...

31 Days of Play: March

Yay March! The official start of spring. St. Patrick’s Day. There is lots of fun to be had this month! Here are 31 ideas for fun and connection. The idea is to pick one activity from the list each day, in any order you choose. Have a...

Solutions for Siblings

You imagine they will be best friends, playing together, walking hand-in-hand, but then reality strikes, and you find yourself being the referee. Here are some ideas to restore the peace in your home. Minimizing RivalryOccasional spats will...

Biggies and Smallies

In The Discipline Book, Dr. William Sears addresses something that is very important in managing parents’ stress levels: biggies and smallies.  Below is an excerpt from the book: Divide your children’s...

29 Days of Play: February

Ready for 29 more days of play this month? Here we go!! 1. Make a time capsule of their favorite things, and open it next February. 2. Make salt dough valentines! 1/2 cup salt, 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup water, food coloring optional. 3. Have an...