Thursday, March 11, 2010

Planning a 4 Year Old Party

March 3, 2010 by Jackie  
Filed under Featured, Kids

Hanna’s birthday is coming up in a couple months. I wouldn’t normally even start thinking about planning it yet, but a friend of mine has this awesome site about kids theme parties. I was over there yesterday and got to thinking. I enjoy Hanna’s birthday but there are a few places where birthdays, especially kids [...]

Tips for Fun Cooking with Kids

February 15, 2010 by Jackie  
Filed under Featured, Kids

My daughter is 3 and she loves to help me cook. Sometimes I’d rather just get whatever I’m cooking cooked, but cooking with kids is a great way to spend quality time with them. Here’s some tips to help make it a little more fun for you and them.
1. Let go of perfectionism
They’re kids [...]

Kids Book Review ~ Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

February 9, 2010 by Jackie  
Filed under Kids Book Reviews

I picked up Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes at a garage sale long before Hanna was born.  I didn’t realize what a fantastic book it was until much later.
Chrysanthemum is a cute little mouse with a very long name. She loves her name and thinks it’s perfect until she goes to school. The other kids make [...]

Chore Charts for Kids

February 8, 2010 by Jackie  
Filed under Featured, Kids

Mornings around here can be crazy, evenings and getting ready for bed can be even worse! Hanna and I keep getting into these power struggles, and both of us are pretty dang stubborn. It always turned into a lose/lose situation, and it wasn’t building the type of relationship I wanted between us.
I mean really, [...]