Back To School Giveaway Pack Worth $500!

Back to School Giveaway

Guess What?! WE’RE CELEBRATING BACK TO SCHOOL WITH A HUGE GIVEAWAY! Summer is just flying by and those kiddos will be heading back to school before you know it. We know that back to school shopping can be stressful and expensive. Especially if you have more than one child. So… We want to help YOU […]




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3 Boys Share 1 Room

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When we built our house, we had two boys. And we built two bedrooms upstairs with a playroom in the third bedroom space.  My thought was that we would eventually convert the playroom to accommodate the third boy that soon arrived. What has happened in the subsequent years has shocked me… Instead of spreading out, […]




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How Do I Get My Child To Stop Thumb Sucking?

Thumb Sucking Solutions

Thumb sucking. It is something that everyone seems to have an opinion on whether kids should or shouldn’t suck their thumbs, but in my experience it really isn’t up to the parents!  You can encourage the use of a pacifier, but as I soon found out…it isn’t a sure thing! Pacifier vs. Thumb My oldest […]




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Make Summer Funner Giveaway!

Make Summer Funner Giveaway

It is Monday! Whoo hoo!  Let’s all get in the happy Monday spirit by making this summer funner. I know.  I know.  Please email me about my English…   Make Summer Funner Giveaway Today we are giving away a copy of our book, 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! {affiliate link} by Holly Homer […]




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What Do I Do About A Picky Eater?

picky eater

Dealing with a picky eater can be very difficult.  I know!  I have had issues with each of my kids in this area.  As a mom, I want them to have a balanced diet and be able to sit at a dinner table without needing a separate menu. But when pickiness is extreme to one […]




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How To Keep Baby Occupied All Day

What to do with baby all day long

How do I keep my baby occupied all day?  It was a question that I asked myself about a million times during the 9 months leading up to my firstborn’s birth.  I mean, they are a baby!  They don’t DO anything! Keep Baby Occupied Once the baby came, the first few months were completely filled […]




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Treasure Hunt for Kids – Fun & Easy!

MyTreasureHunt

I am so excited to tell you about the treasure hunt we did yesterday with my kids.  My kids adore anything slightly mysterious, so this was great fun. The hunt was a personalized adventure from MyTreasureHunt {Kids Activities Blog sponsor}.  MyTreasureHunt is a Kickstarter project that allows you to get in for very little money […]




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12 Genius LEGO Table Hacks

12 LEGO Table Hacks - Kids Activities Blog

We adore LEGOs at our house which is why we have spent so much time trying to figure out how to wrangle them.  Millions and millions of little pieces can wreck havoc on a normally tidy house. I recently collected a bunch of LEGO organization ideas and today am following up with that thought with […]




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Win a ZOKU & 101 Kids Activities Book

summer family fun

Yay!  It is Monday and we are launching a brand new giveaway celebrating family fun. Win Summer Family Fun We are giving away a ZOKU Popsicle Maker and a copy of our book, 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! <–both are affiliate links. Both are FAVORITES for summer family fun! Enter to Win […]




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How Do I Keep My House Organized With Kids?

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Staying organized when you have kids in the house is not an easy task!  It is hard enough alongside people who are trying to help, but kids don’t always have order in mind when at play. We have done some research on organizing kids toys and organizing kids treasures, but what about keeping the house organized? […]




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You Can Win a Silhouette Cameo Worth $300!

win a silhouette cameo

I love my Silhouette Cameo. Seriously, I’ve used on everything– labels, card making, kid’s crafts. It’s easy to use and it works great. And now you can win one. This giveaway is a little different from the ones we typically offer here, in that you need to go over to the Craftsy site to enter your name. […]




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How To Minimize Toddler Tantrums {Advice from Real Moms)

Toddler Tantrums {Advice from Real Moms}

Toddler tantrums. It makes me just shudder to think about it.  With one of my kids, he didn’t wait until he was a toddler.  He had his first full-blown tantrum at 10 months {he has always been an over-achiever}.  I sat there shocked and just watched thinking…we are in for bumpy toddler years! What to […]




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50 Things that can Derail a Mom’s Day

Overwhelmed - Kids Activities Blog

Being a mom can be a complete juggling act.  You have all these things in the air at the same time and when the stars are aligned, things go well. The trouble comes in when something happens that causes a quick imbalance.  It doesn’t have to be anything big!  In fact, most often the things […]




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Holly Gets Braces Again – History Repeats Itself…Kinda

braces on smiley face

It wasn’t something I expected 30 years later, but it has happened. Let me start at the beginning of the saga of my teeth. When I was in grade school, it became very obvious that I would be a great candidate for braces.  When I had my first orthodontist appointment, it was obvious to him […]




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$500 Gift Card Giveaway!

vacation giveaway

Usually on Monday we giveaway $50. Today we are mixing it up a bit..and joining together with some other bloggers to make that $500! BIG $500 Giveaway These fabulous ladies and myself are giving one lucky reader the chance to get away to spend quality time with their family! This $500 Visa gift card will […]




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why holly’s children cover their head and run when they see oprah

Home Hair Cuts - Kids Activities Blog Story

Saving money is always something that is on the mind of anyone raising kids!  No matter how much comes in, it always seems like the demands for what needs to go out is more! Here is a little story about a time that I was pretty sure I had figured out a way to put […]




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Why I Love the Studio App #momsonstudio

Studio Design app

I have been a mom addicted to photography since day one of my oldest son’s life.  That was way back when I would take purse-fulls of photo rolls into the local developing station and then careful craft scrapbook pages with text, fancy cropping tools and lots and lots of colorful paper. Nearly every moment of […]




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Organizing My Home Office

Organizing My Home Office - Kids Activities Blog

One of the things I have been scheduling into my week this year is home organization. I love being organized. It saves time, energy and resources to be able to easily use what can be found! Home Office Organization Both my husband and I work from home.  We adore the convenience and the commute, but it […]




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37 Genius LEGO Organization Ideas

LEGO Build and Store Solutions

If you have more than one set of LEGO bricks in the house, then at one time you have pondered how to organize them!  They are the toy that just keeps multiplying.  In my house, that is a good thing to keep 3 boys occupied, BUT LEGO clean up can sometimes be a nightmare. We adore […]




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15 Easy Catapults to Make With Kids

catapults to make with kids

Making a catapult with kids starts out as a craft and ends with a fun activity!  Add a target or a competitive goal and now you have a game. It might possibly be the perfect toy!   15 DIY Catapults All these catapults to make at home use everyday objects – hopefully you won’t have to […]




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Best Pets For Families With Kids

Best Family Pet feat

Are your kids begging for a pet? Mine are.  It isn’t that we planned to be a pet-free family, but we have been for the last few years.  Well, not exactly pet-free when you consider the 2 tiny water frogs that we have, but they are extremely low maintenance and don’t bark at all. Choosing […]




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Happy Monday Giveaway!

book giveaway

Each Monday we throw a little giveaway just to thank our dear readers for their support of Kids Activities Blog. Without YOU we would be really, really lonely. And kinda pathetic. So THANK YOU for saving us from writing all this stuff for absolutely NO reason except to entertain ourselves! We are giving away $50 […]




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Easiest Way to Learn Spelling Words {and Vocabulary too!}

easiest way to learn spelling and vocabulary words

I have found the easiest way to learn spelling words and the bonus is that it can also be used for other things like vocabulary training as well! As a mom who has several days of weeks homeschooling 3 kids, there is a necessity to find ways for kids to study things on their own […]




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Flashlight Games for Kids – After Dark Fun!

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It’s summer time, and we want to get those kids outside as long as we can!  When I was little, we used to take all the flashlights outside and play flashlight games until our parents called us in. So when your kids aren’t quite ready for bed yet, and you want to leet them have […]




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101 Uses for Baby Wipes

101 Ways to Use Baby Wipes

Baby wipes are one of those little secrets that new parents are clued into very quickly! Suddenly there is an all-purpose product that you can’t live without! In celebration of Huggies Clutch ‘n’ Clean Wipes {Kids Activities Blog sponsor – yay!}, we asked our FB community to share all the ways they use baby wipes. […]




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What Should Go In My First Aid Kit?

What Should Go in a First Aid Kit

I need to get better about keeping a first aid kit with us at all times.  Little ones always seem to fall and get a cut or scrape when they’re on the go.  So many trips to the park have ended with a little ointment and a Band-Aid. I have a friend who always has […]




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Ridiculously Delicious Pizza Made at Home

Pizza Made at Home - Kids Activities Blog - Craftsy

My family adores pizza.  It is the one food that everyone can agree on. We eat all sorts of pizza made at home – pizza buns, pizza on french bread, pizza on pre-made crusts, pizza on pre-made dough and frozen pizza. Our home is out of town a bit and no one will deliver pizza, […]




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101 Kids Activities Book NOW AVAILABLE

Get a copy - 101 Kids Activities that Are the Bestest Funnest Ever

Our book is now in bookstores! 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! Yep, you can walk into a bookstore and pick this book off the shelf. {pinch me!} If you see one, buy one, flip through one – PLEASE TAKE A PIC! Then post the picture with a #101KidsActivities hashtag.  You can […]




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OUR BOOK IS IN BOOKSTORES ON TUESDAY GIVEAWAY!

Win the book plus one hundred dollars

Every Monday we have a little celebration here at Kids Activities Blog and give out gifts in the form of a giveaway. So Mondays are kinda special around here, but this week Tuesday is taking center stage because… {drum roll} 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!  by Holly Homer & Rachel Miller […]




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Easiest Slow Cooker Chicken Dinner Ideas for Families

Easiest Slow Cooker Chicken Dinner Recipe for Families

This is absolutely my go-to easiest family dinner recipe.  It takes less than 3 minutes to get it into the slow cooker and is very forgiving on how long you leave it to cook. Once this slow cooker chicken recipe is complete, it is easy to make a variety of meals.  If you are sitting […]




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