The Best Calming Crafts for Kids

Whether your kids are dealing with school anxiety, troubles in the world or other worries, these calming crafts for kids will help them focus and calm them down. Things are pretty scary in the world right now. My daughter hasn’t been sleeping well since she first heard about coronavirus, and she made herself what she […]

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The Days of Snow and Chocolate

snow ice cream

We’ve been iced and snowed in since last Thursday (Arkansas not being well known for its snow removal prowess), and though husband has gone back to work the girl hasn’t been in school, so we’ve been doing what we can to keep ourselves warm and entertained. I’ve been trying to keep us inside as much […]

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Green Playtime

st patricks day dress up

Husband is out of town this week, so I’ve been trying to have something special set up for the Bit after school each day to get out of our routine a little bit and make it special instead of sad. The Seuss stuff was one of these. And the next day I tried a playdough […]

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Halloween Playdough

halloween playdough play

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m just a wee bit obsessed with homemade playdough. I’ve made no fewer than six different versions and actually have my favorite recipe memorized. That one makes a lot, so I lately have been making a half recipe, which still seems to make a lot, but stored […]

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Playdough Profusion


It’s funny how kids go through cycles with things they want to play with. As any regular readers know, I’m a little obsessed with playdough, but the Bit doesn’t always feel the same way. But pretty much all this month, she’s really been into it. On the 4th of July when we had people over […]

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