6 Non-Candy Treats for Halloween and the Teal Pumpkin Project

Best Non-Candy Treats for Halloween

Halloween was always my favorite holiday as a kid. I would go out with a pillowcase and high hopes, and come home with a pillowcase stuffed full and eat until I couldn’t anymore. My Halloween candy lasted a day or two. While I went crazy on sugar from a young age, my kids aren’t afforded the […]

Teaching Kids to Pilot to Adulthood

Pilot your own plane

Our oldest is a junior in high school, so we’re having a lot of conversations and thinking a lot about what happens next. This is the year (or so his school tells us) that decisions about colleges need to be made, that he needs to make plans for his future, that he needs to figure […]

DIY LEGO Minecraft Earrings

DIY LEGO Minecraft earrings tutorial

My daughter absolutely loves Minecraft. She plays it on her iPad and Xbox, and the kids have the entire LEGO Minecraft collection and of course the cardboard building set you can purchase in big box stores. Last week was their 8th birthday and although I didn’t come through with a huge Minecraft birthday party they […]

“How do you turn off Niagara Falls?” {sponsored}

KidQ

“Why is the sky blue?” “How do you turn off Niagara Falls?” It can be done! To fix erosion issues in 1969 the dam was shut off.  “How do you think lobsters hear even though they don’t have ears?” Kids are curious little creatures. They come up with all kinds of questions that can baffle even […]

Teach Kids the Dangers of Underage Drinking with Grab the Goodies App {sponsored}

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I’m always looking for ways to engage our kids in conversation on serious topics to help steer them into adulthood safely. These conversations come up somewhat naturally but it’s important for us to find ways to engage our kids from a young age about the dangers of underage drinking and being irresponsible with alcohol. Underage […]

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