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Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Summer can be filled with lots of fun and adventures. These water safety tips shared by a father and police officer can help parents keep kids safe during family water activities. Also don’t miss our summer gear family must-haves and review of DryFins chafe-free swim trunks below!

Creative Outdoor Kids Activities

Creative Outdoor Kids Activities

These simple kids activities are creative and engaging for a variety of ages. Make DIY sidewalk chalk paint, go on a nature scavenger hunt, have a backyard snack picnic, and more!

Boba, Backyard Scrabble & Kids Sunshine Party

Boba, Backyard Scrabble & Kids Sunshine Party

Wanting to spice up your summer days? Kids will love making these fun bubble tea drinks with Boba, playing Backyard Scrabble as a family, and inviting friends to a summer Sunshine Party!

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Simple Kids’ Style Tips

Simple Kids’ Style Tips

During the summer my girls beat the heat with cool tank tops and fun twirly summer dresses! Here are some of my daily tips for keeping my girls’ hair tangle free and kids’ clothes and shoes fresh, clean and ready for playtime.

Liquid Sensory Glitter Slime (No Borax)

Liquid Sensory Glitter Slime (No Borax)

Easily make this fun no borax liquid slime as a fun afternoon activity for kids! You can make sensory glitter slime in all colors and themes.

Interactive Kids Yard Activities

Interactive Kids Yard Activities

These kids yard activities are fun and imaginative ways to fully enjoy your yard! My kids can’t wait to go outside as soon as the weather gets warmer. We live in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, which experiences all the seasons. My kids occasionally play out in the snow, but in warmer weather they love spending time outdoors. They play on our swing set, jump on our trampoline, and have backyard snack picnics. Even if your yard is small, you can find ways to do many interactive activities.
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Fun Spring Activities for Kids

Fun Spring Activities for Kids

Turn the backyard into a wonderland with an Outdoor Scavenger Hunt! Encourage your kids to come up with their own games, play “keep away”, and make soup with good old garden materials.

How to Grow Flowers & Tame Curls in Winter

How to Grow Flowers & Tame Curls in Winter

Little girls come with lots of personality, interests and preferences, and heads of tangled hair. My little girls wake up every morning with huge teased bedhead hairdos, so we start the morning routine with brushing out their locks. Don’t miss our simple hair tips and little girl fashion picks!

Plan a Backyard Movie Night

Plan a Backyard Movie Night

Summer is the perfect time to take a sheet and some bean bag chairs outside and enjoy a backyard movie night! Kids will love the novelty of watching a movie outside, and you can share the fun by inviting friends and neighbors. Throw in a BBQ to make it a full night of fun and mix up these delicious popcorn combinations!

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6 Summer Treats, Crafts & Sensory Activities

6 Summer Treats, Crafts & Sensory Activities

Summer with kids can be super fun if you keep the kids active and engaged with sensory activities. Here are some fun preschool activities for keeping kids busy during the summer.