Wow the class with these cool back to school bulletin board ideas!

Start the school year off right with cool back to school bulletin board ideas and classroom door decorations! {}

It’s back to school time! Kids, teachers, and parents are all busy getting ready for the big day. (Or, like, us, they’ve already started!) Cool bulletin boards and classroom door decorations are a great way to welcome a new class. I’ve collected some fun ideas to get teachers and parent helpers started. Check out 17 … Read More

How I Tamed Our Lego Disaster

Tame the Lego mess with this simple Lego tray. No more Legos everywhere! {}

Do you live in a family of Lego addicts? I do. Legos are totally fun, but they can be so messy! It seems like they’re always under foot. They get stuck in the carpet and turn up in the strangest places! This summer, I tamed the kids’ Lego mess with a super simple DIY Lego Tray. Seriously, you … Read More

Smarties Back to School Printables for a Fun First Day!

Celebrate the first day of school with these fun Smarty Pants/Smartie Pants printables! {} Back to School Printables

While many of you are planning how to spend your last few weeks of summer, we desert dwellers are gearing up for back to school! We’re already worrying about clothes, school supplies, class schedules, and whether or not our kids will find friends at school. I can’t believe summer is over! To start the first day … Read More

Lessons from Mary Poppins! {Positive Attitude Printables}

This is one of my favorite Mary Poppins Quotes! A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down! Printable and lesson idea just right for encouraging a positive attitude. Perfect for Girls Camp or Family Night! {}

A couple of weeks ago, I spent four days in the mountains at Girls’ Camp with 35 beautiful young women. Since our camp skit was based on Mary Poppins, I used a quote from the movie as inspiration for my devotional about the power of a positive attitude. I’m sharing the Mary Poppins quote, printable, … Read More

How to get your shy kids outside to play this Summer!

Need help getting your introverted or shy child outside this summer? Check out these great tips! {} Parenting Tips

Do you have a child who struggles to interact with other people? One who hides indoors with a book or electronics rather than enjoying the fun going on outside with other kids? There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a good book and some alone time, but social skills are important, too. Being alone with a book … Read More

You Won’t Believe this Simple Painting Hack!

Make painting drawer knobs and handles a snap with this simple painting hack {} What a time saver!

One of the trickiest parts of painting furniture can be painting the handles and knobs. Just how do you hold the piece while painting around all of the edges? You could paint it while it’s attached to the furniture, but don’t! You’ll just make a big mess. Try this simple painting hack instead. Necessity is … Read More

9 Amazing Travel Hacks for Families!

9 Amazing Travel Hacks for Families {} #1 is brilliant, and I can't believe I never thought of #2! So simple.

We’re getting ready to take a huge road trip this summer. We’re headed almost from coast to coast — in the van — with three kids. Crazy? Maybe, but we think it’s going to be great. To get ready, I’ve been collecting travel hacks — great ideas to help make road trips with kids just … Read More

4th of July Bingo!

Cool summer game perfect for a 4th of July picnic or family reunion! 4th of July Bingo {} Free Printables - 10 Boards and calling cards

It’s Bingo time again! These 4th of July Bingo boards are perfect for a summer picnic, entertaining kiddos at a family reunion, or an at-home boredom buster. Summer Bingo RELATED: Summer Boredom Busters for Teens, Halloween Bingo, Christmas Bingo How many times have you heard it this summer? “Mom. I’m bored! There’s nothing to do.” … Read More

Fun Pinwheels 4th of July Craft with Free Printables

Fun and Easy 4th of July Craft for Kids! Patriotic Pinwheels | I provide the mix-and-match printables and instructions. You provide the fun! {}

I’m so excited to share this fun and easy 4th of July craft for kids. Don’t you think these patriotic pinwheels are so cute? Do you have any idea how easy it is to make a pinwheel? Seriously. I don’t know why I’ve bought them for my kids so many times. They’re super quick and easy. … Read More