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The Four Gift Rule For the Holidays

Do you visit a lot of family for the holidays each year? Ensuring that all the kids receive the same amount of gifts, so that it is fair can be a bit difficult. In order to relieve some holiday stress this year, why not try The 4 Gift Rule? This is an awesome way to […]

Holiday Gift Guide of 20 Beauty Gifts

We all need a little pampering and the holidays are a great time to ask for that beauty gift you have been wanting, but just not sure of what that gift is? Maybe you picked your sister as a Secret Santa and have no idea what to get her, but you know she loves beauty […]

10 Holiday Gift Ideas For Fine Motor Activities

top 10 gifts for fine motor development

1) Tying Shoes Melissa and Doug are known for their wooden toys. This lacing shoe is perfect for ages 3-6 year olds who are beginning to learn to tie their shoes. Special Needs Benefit:  Help with tying shoes and eye-hand coordination  2) Blocks  You definitely can’t go wrong with a set of blocks. Whether it’s a […]

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Gross Motor Activities

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Gross Motor Activities

Note: this post does contain affiliate links. So you might be asking yourself, what are “gross motor skills” and why are they important? Let me take a few minutes to explain. What Is Gross Motor Skills? Gross motor skills are the abilities required to control the large muscles of the body for walking, jumping, skipping, […]

Why Baking is Good for the Soul

Why Baking is Good for the Soul Imagine walking into a home that smells like homemade bread, cookies or cinnamon rolls. The scent envelopes you and makes you feel like a child again. Baking, it is said, is good for the soul. Not only because the aromas and flavors can take you back to childhood, […]

Creating Family Traditions for the Holidays

 This post does contain affiliate links Creating Family Traditions for the Holidays A tradition is something that a person or family does year after year. Traditions are often the one thing that stands out when an adult looks back on their childhood. They bring smiles to their faces and help them remember their family and […]

Green Gift Ideas To Suit All Budgets And Tastes

Gifts are a huge part of Christmas and, as such, coming up with green gift ideas can have a huge impact on your carbon emissions every year. You really aren’t limited in this area: there are literally hundreds of possible eco-friendly gifts you could choose for family and friends this year.  (Photo Credit: Whispering Willow […]

Autumn Spice Diffuser Blend Young Living Essential Oils

Fall is in the Air With Young Living Essential Oils I love this time of the year, the colors are beautiful and the smell outside is amazing. Well you can bring that wonderful smell indoors with Young Living Essential Oils. Since fall is in the air, you will see me putting a little Halloween spin […]