Back to School, Kids, Organization, Printables

School Morning/Night Checklist

admin / November 22, 2016

What’s worse than an unorganized school night or morning? Horrible drivers? Nah. Getting that text from your child saying they forgot something. Mine is usually “I forgot my wrestling stuff” or “I forgot lunch money” My son is now 13, yeah a teenager. He will be starting High School next year. I need to get him to get his act together.…

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Amazon, Kids, Review

Circuit Maze Board Game Review

When I got the Circuit Maze Board Game I didn’t know what to think, but when my son started playing with it he loved it. He went though the cards and even made up his own logic for me to solve. There needs to be more games like this. You can literally just sit for hours and do so many…

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Frugal, Kids, Travel

Day Trips in Upstate New York

Since my son has become a teenager, it has become harder to find affordable things to do during the summer. He does go to a summer camp, but it’s only a few hours a day. Plus it’s pricey. So I’ve been trying to come up with some ideas for close trips. Every time I put in New York it always…

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Cartoons, Kids

My Son’s Favorite Show

Ok I’m a sucker. My son just loves the Steven Universe cartoon, it shows on Cartoon Network. He will talk about it and draw pictures. He’s actually quite good. I’ll have to share some when I get my hands on them. So last night he was talking about a few of the episodes and I was just sitting there like uh huh. I’ve…

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Books, Kids

Getting My Son To Read

admin / August 15, 2012

I’m not one of those parents that bribes my kid to do things, so I came up with an incentive to get my 9 year old son to read. I made a reading chart.  Since he likes to read books like Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Big Nate which don’t have chapters, I came up with a star system. For every ten…

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Back to School, Kids

Cute Lunch Ideas

I’ve been looking for some cute kid lunch ideas. Here is what I’ve found so far. I’ll be adding some more soon but if you have any ideas let me know. Robot and Bunny Image Source   Crab Sandwich   Image Source   Witchs, Spiders, and Brooms and Other Halloween Lunches Image Source   Snoopy and Woodstock Image Source      

Coloring Pages, Kids, Printables

Free Coloring Pages

I would like to put together a list of free coloring pages. I know there’s a ton of them out there and I would like you to help me. I’ll add to this when I or you come up with some. All I need is a link and what type of coloring page it is. 1000+ Kids Coloring Pages Color…

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Freebies, Kids, Printables, Travel

Kid Travel Game Ideas

Since we’ve been going on quite a few trips this summer, I’ve compiled all the ideas that I have used in one post.  If you have other idea’s you would like to share post a comment. I’m always looking for new ideas. 1) Car Travel Games –  Miss Poppins  2) Roadside Bingo & More Printables – Moms Minivan  3) Word…

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Books, Freebies, Kids

Free Digital Children’s Books

Someone had pinned this on Pinterest and I just checked it out.  The site is called We Give Books.  There’s four different campaigns you can read for. I chose Reading Partners it’s across the United States. So give it a try, I am.

Crafts, Kids, Olympics, Printables

London 2012 Olympic Craft Ideas

Since the 2012 London Olympics is in roughly 17 days, I have found some cute kid crafts.   1. Ceremonial Olympic Torch  2. Paper Plate Olympic Rings  3. Salt Dough Olympic Medals 4. Olympic Memory 5. Support Your Team 6. Olympic Flags 7. Olympic Printable Activities 8. Laurel Wreath Crown and More 9. Olympic Flag 10. Coloring Pages and more…  

Kids, Subway Art

Baby Subway Art

I figured I’d try my hand at making subway art for a child. I used my son that was born in 2003 a shot. This is how it came out. Any thoughts or suggestions?