Posts tagged "kids"

Inspire Kids' Creativity with an Arts and Crafts Nook

Inspire Kids' Creativity with an Arts and Crafts Nook
With my kids home this summer and me returning to work, it’s important to have plenty of activities to keep them occupied during the day. My kids love arts and crafts, but creating any art project is always a project in itself. Crayons over here, construction paper hidden there, glue sticks nowhere to be found,... Read more »

The Story of Elfy: Our Knock-off Elf on the Shelf

Our magical elfin' friend.
I have to admit, I was reluctant to even give in to the Elf on the Shelf hoopla this year, given some stories I’ve heard and the daily maintenance required for repositioning. So when I decided we’d adopt an elf for the house, rather than go the usual route of most parents and purchase THE... Read more »

Money Management for the 7 and Under Crowd

Money Management for the 7 and Under Crowd
Like most families, we have been taking advantage of summertime to explore Chicagoland, visit with friends…even take a few short getaways. While we’ve certainly had enjoyable experiences, I don’t think my little ones fully realize that traveling from here to there (seemingly everywhere) costs money. Though they are only 5 and 7 years old, I... Read more »
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