Craft Stick Exploding Boomerangs

Exploding Boomerang

  I’m joining several of my blogging friends this week for a fun series using simple materials.  Our Craft Closet Boredom Busters will help bring some creativity to your summer without hard-to-find materials or difficult instructions!   These craft stick exploding boomerangs are SUPER easy to make and even more fun to play with!  I […]

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Spiders

Get Rid of Spiders in Your House

  When we first moved into our house over five years ago, we had a BIG spider problem.  Specifically, we had a brown recluse problem–one of only two types of spiders in North America that are extremely harmful to humans (a word of warning:  don’t google brown recluse bites unless you plan on not eating for […]

How to Watch YouTube Videos Safely with Kids

how to watch

Have you ever innocently let your child watch a funny animal video on YouTube only to be appalled by the advertisements or suggested videos at the end?  Have you ever watched a video and noticed the derogatory comments just inches below where your young reader’s eyes are focused?     June is Internet Safety Month. […]

18+ Sensory Tubs for Toddlers

18+ Sensory Tubs for Toddlers

Sensory Tubs are tons of fun, but not all are appropriate or safe for toddlers.  Since toddlers are known to put things in their mouths, this definitely limits what we can use!  Sensory tub contents should be edible (or taste-safe) and/or contain pieces that are larger than the inside of a cardboard roll to prevent […]

Toddler Fishing

fishing for toddlers

  It’s Day 9 of our A Very Toddler Summer series we are co-hosting with my friend Kristina from Toddler Approved.  Our two weeks of toddler fun are quickly coming to an end…we have had a blast with some awesome (and simultaneously simple) activities.  Check them all out here.   For our last activity, we decided to […]