Keep Kids Happy on Long Summer Road Trips

  Do you take road trips with your family in the summer? I dreaded those long car rides with the kids for a long time. I heard alot of "He's touching me!" or "He's on my side!" or even "He's looking out my window!" That last one is funny; it was hard to keep a straight face while I reprimanded the accuser. Now I make sure to everyone entertained. The kids still argue, but not nearly as much. One game I really like is the license plate game. I...

We Love Bubbles in the Tub!

We Love Bubbles in the Tub!
What is it about bubbles anyway? Why do the bubbles at Gymboree last so long? I LOVED Mr. Bubble brand bubble bath as a kid. We had the powder kind. My kids still have Mr. Bubble though now it comes as a hypoallergenic liquid. Seems like they love it as much as I did. To save time, we throw all three girls in the tub together at bath time. They actually fight over who has more bubbles on her side of the tub. Sigh. Soap makes bubbles Shampoo, too.

Five Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Love Music

Five Reasons to Encourage Your Kids to Love Music
  Most kids enjoy listening to music. Whether playing, singing along, dancing or just tapping a toe in time, music is FUN. If you child likes music, encourage and nurture their enthusiasm! Fill your child’s life with as many melodies as you can. Play different radio stations in the car and sing along. Cook and clean to music. Make time to dance with your kids. Introduce them to favorite songs from your childhood. Buy musical instruments or fashi...

7 Kid Friendly Memorial Day Activities

7 Kid Friendly Memorial Day Activities
  Memorial Day is a federal holiday for remembering those who died while serving in the United States’ armed forces. While your children may not understand the reasons behind why we celebrate, you can still teach them that our military heroes deserve respect on this special day and always. Below are 7 patriotic activities you and your kids can do together this Memorial Day! Fly a United States flag.  The flag should fly at the half-mast pos...