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Product Review: Lil’ Holster

You’ve gotta try this fun new household tool. Know how your sponge is always hiding at the bottom a sink full of dirty dishes? The Lil’ Holster is a perfect solution. Just stick this flexible plastic holder to the side of your sink, and viola, your sponge stays right... Read More

Throwing a Halloween Party for Kids

  It’s time to plan your Halloween Parties. Here are some of our favorite ideas for the season. • Set the tone with a clever invitation. Better Homes and Gardens Editor-in-Chief Ann Blevins has a list of 12 tips and tricks for a memorable party. She sets the tone with a clever... Read More

Ways Music Benefits Children

Young children seem instinctively drawn to music. I’m sure you remember your toddler bouncing and swaying to the beat as they first became aware of music around them. Music provides many benefits to children, including improving their memory, focus and social skills. It’s also an effective way to increase... Read More

Special backpack for kids with cancer

While October’s focus is breast cancer, we know that cancer affects people of all ages. Childhood cancer is the number 1 killer of children worldwide. Today, over 400,000 children in the U.S. are living with cancer. Kylie Simonds was just 8 years old when she battled rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare childhood... Read More

Should you praise brains or effort?

What kind of learner are you? We’ve heard that some people learn by watching, others learn by doing it, and still others learn best by reading. What style of learning works best for your child? Educators have identified seven learning styles: visual, aural, verbal, physical, logical, social and solitary. Most of... Read More

Ways to Have Fun With Leaves

The leaves around us are turning and starting to fall. My kids never got tired of jumping into the big pile of leaves that we had just raked. Here are some more fun projects and games with leaves. Get out and enjoy the wonderful fall weather! I love this idea... Read More

DIY Halloween Costumes on a Budget

We got some great tips from a Consignment Expert to create and save on costumes this Halloween Do you remember your favorite Halloween costume as a kid? Mine was this long, flowing princess costume that my mother made out of green satin and chiffon. It had a vest with sequins... Read More

Medieval Times

  Surrender to an age of bravery and honor and witness epic battles of steel and steed during our tournament spectacular.  From ringside seats, discover a feast for the eyes and appetite.  A day or evening of enchantment and excitement for all ages awaits you.

Whether you are celebrating a... Read More