Gelli Baff Slime Review: Bathtub vs Baby Pool

We immersed ourselves in slime a few times this past month, because what kid doesn't like to squish around in an ooey-gooey mess? Especially an ooey-gooey glittery mess that smells like tutti frutti! We also made a new YouTube video showing how the slime mixes up and then dissolves back into water. Look for it … Continue reading Gelli Baff Slime Review: Bathtub vs Baby Pool

What If Higgins Had Given Up? A New Children’s Book About the Value of Perseverance

How many times has your child tried something new or difficult and given up? It’s important for children to look to friends and adults for support, but it’s also important for them to cultivate a strength from within, a strength that motivates them to push through when times get hard. In Cathy Werling’s children’s book … Continue reading What If Higgins Had Given Up? A New Children’s Book About the Value of Perseverance

Parent Survival Techniques: The Lies We Tell Our Children

I feel like I'm an honest person. Or, at least, I was until I had a child. Now we can't play with the skateboard "because it's resting," the playground was closed today for some strange reason and we are SERIOUSLY all out of cookies. This is just the tip of my iceberg of my lies … Continue reading Parent Survival Techniques: The Lies We Tell Our Children

The Exploding Ivory Soap Experiment

What kid doesn't want to put something weird in the microwave and see what happens? Satisfy their curiosity with this easy (and super clean!) science experiment with Ivory Soap. It's important to use only Ivory Soap for this experiment. When Ivory is manufactured, they whip a lot of air into the bar creating little air … Continue reading The Exploding Ivory Soap Experiment

Summer Fun: Kids Bowl Free is Back Early

Last summer we signed up with Kids Bowl Free to bowl two free games a day, all summer long. This year we got a message saying the program was starting up in March, so we've signed on again. Read on for the details! What is it? The Kids Bowl Free program is two free games … Continue reading Summer Fun: Kids Bowl Free is Back Early

Choosing a Children’s Bedroom Theme

There are so many fun themes to choose from when decorating a child's bedroom. When they are first born, the room reflects the parents' personality and tastes, but as they get a little older the room starts to morph into a different style more in line with the child's budding personality. Here's a few ideas … Continue reading Choosing a Children’s Bedroom Theme

Yard at the Start of Spring

I know it's not exactly spring yet, but it's 80 degrees here in Florida and raining every day so things are blooming all over and I need to start doing some planting! Of course the day after starting this, we got a freeze warning for mid-week. Florida just can't make up its mind. I'm still going … Continue reading Yard at the Start of Spring