Category Archives: Kids

Fool’s Café – A Surprise Dinner

It is April Fool’s Day, but that does not mean it all has to be tricks. It can be a great evening as Kendra&#View full post »

Little Leprechauns

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in our home each year with trying to trap a leprechaun. A leprechaun is a type ofView full post »

Ice Cream Run

Ever think of doing random or out-of-the-box traditions? These silly traditions can be anything you want them to be.View full post »

Baby Naming Ceremony

Sparrow, Willow, Dove, Kai, Ben, Smith, Emma, Spence… the list of names are plentiful when choosing a special oneView full post »

Secret Pockets

For a child, it is a precious and innocent time. Little imaginations soar with creativity, invention and curiousity. WeView full post »

Indoor Camping : Friday Night

With winter, we feel the need to hibernate and stay in from the cold. Have you ever thought of bringing the outside in?View full post »

13 Layered Birthday Cake

Certain age milestones are fun to celebrate. It is like peeling and revealing layers, coming into new phases of ourView full post »

Staycation : The Weekend

Slow down and take in your local surroundings with a staycation. A staycation is a little overnight or weekend getawayView full post »

Happy New Years

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, it begins the New Year starting January 1st with full ofView full post »

Christmas Movie Night

Those fun loving Christmas movies give us warm, fuzzy feelings that make our hearts fill. Host a special night to watchView full post »

Pajama Day

Who wouldn’t want to stay in their pajamas all day long? Enjoying a fresh new set of pajamas and lounging aroundView full post »

St. Nicholas Day

If you wake up the morning of December 6th to find a full bag of candy or presents waiting for you, it’s likely youView full post »

Winter Ice Skating Party : Weekends

With cold comes snow and ice. It provides a new landscape of winter activity, and with that activity comes a favoriteView full post »

First Snow Day

Today was the day. The first snow day of the year for the snow to be high enough to stick around for awhile.  ShovelsView full post »

Surprise [Kid]nap

It is important to keep life simple and in balance, with most of our lives being in a routine and full of rituals.View full post »

The Tooth Fairy

The magic of the Tooth Fairy remains, with bits of sparkles and fairy dust left on pillows in the morning light with noView full post »

All in a Year

Birthdays are important milestones. They are a time for reflection and a time to be grateful for another year ofView full post »

Pumpkin Picking

Taking a colorful and scenic drive into the country is a fall favorite. With a seasonal hot beverage in hand, headingView full post »

Daily, Weekly and Life Moments

We go throughout our day with routines and activities. Then the days turn into a week, then into a month… thenView full post »

Rainbow Leaves

With the changing of the leaves, Autumn brings in a splendor of colour to the world. For many, it is a favorite timeView full post »

Mail Gift Boxes

We all love getting something in the mail. It is special and thoughtful. The most special are the gifts unexpected. TheView full post »

The Library : Weekends

There is a space that is so comforting and full of interesting places you can visit every week or a couple times aView full post »

Bedtime Stories

Audrey Blake is a photographer living in New York. She loves bedtime and shares her story with this special ritual.View full post »

Schultute : First Day of School

The tradition of the “Schultüte” leads back to approximately 1810, in Germany. When children in Germany,View full post »

Kite Flying

Flying kites in open fields or across beaches is a simple and fun way to spend an afternoon. Either by yourself of as aView full post »

Outdoor Cinemas : Friday Night

A summertime tradition with many is an outdoor cinema experience. This can range from movie drive-ins to gatherings at aView full post »

Camp Memories – Summer Series

Summer Camp. In the beginning, it is a place that can be unknown and uncertain. Sometimes with thoughts of excitementView full post »

A Summer Bucket List

It is a balance with our summers. We want to take advantage of the warm weather for activities, as well as have someView full post »

Last Day of School

Remember your last day of school? It was a day of goodbyes, cleaning out desks and… the exciting thoughts ofView full post »

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

“Kid, you’ll move mountains!” This is something we wish for each of our children to do. Every oneView full post »

Nantucket & Cape Cod : Father’s Day

The smell of salty breezes and the feel of warm sand can inspire us to create a nautical themed Father’s Day, View full post »

Soap Box Derby : Father’s Day

An annual event has been growing in popularity in many communities around or on Father’s Day. It is the oldView full post »

Campfires & Marshmallows : Friday Night

Campfires. We all love them. Maybe it is the rustic appeal with the sounds of the crackling, warmth and coziness…View full post »

Money Cakes

As a child, birthdays are very important. Growing bigger into another age is significant to children, in which theyView full post »

Strawberry Pickin’

Katie Stratton is a girl from Ohio, raising two little ones,  Max and Phoebe or “bee” along with herView full post »

Parent & Child Dates

Time is precious. We all know that. For many children, it is the quality time spent with each other that is the mostView full post »