This Father's Day enable kids to give a gift of the heart! Kas Winters, Mother of Family Ideas™ has compiled several simple crafts that dad is bound to treasure!
Celebrations and Traditions
Nothing says "love" like a homemade gift. This Valentine's Day why not make your own stash of creative cards that are more meaningful than those glossy store-bought ones. Save money and promote fine motor skills!
It's 3 p.m. on the last day of the year. Your sitter has just called to say she"s got the flu. Many would panic; you simply decide to move the evening's festivities to your home. How hard can it be to put together a casual, delicious spread to share with some friends? Especially when you ask the friends to bring the beverages?
Put out the buffet snacks. Gather up the pots, pans, and noise makers. It's time for the big count down! You don't have any noise makers? We can fix that!
As the old year winds down, your thoughts might turn to changes you'll make in the coming year. What's in store for the new year?
"Ho Ho Ho!" or "Bah humbug!" One of these probably describes your house on Christmas Eve. What traditions help you celebrate these winter holidays? Does Santa make an appearance?
Making a New Year's resolution is like any other project that we encounter, whether it's a monster work assignment or something that must be done around the house.
The kids are already bouncing off the walls. You're pulling out your hair. Even the dog's in the action, flying in crazy circles. If Santa doesn't come down the chimney soon, you'll go through the roof! Here's how you can help them survive -- and enjoy -- these final hours 'til "ho-ho-ho" arrives!
Just think, from this point forward every day gets a little bit longer. Hello spring! Ok, maybe not quite yet, but each day brings it a little bit closer and that's definitely a reason to celebrate. How about camping in the living room? It's an activity that may make the long night seem way too short.
Kwanzaa runs from December 26 to January 1. Each day is dedicated to celebrating one of the principles believed to have been key to building strong families and communities in African cultures. Help your child follow along with one of these activities.