50 Things that can Derail a Mom’s Day + Giveaway worth $250

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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

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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!

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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!

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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

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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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Summer Fun Giveaway!

Summer Activities for Kids

It’s Summertime and your children are bored. Don’t direct your kids to the TV! Mom’s Library has you covered with the best Summer Activities for Kids all in one place. New ideas will be added continually, bringing you the ULTIMATE resource for your summer vacation. Please join us for a LIVE Summer Planning Google+ Hangout […]



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Win 6 Month Subscription to Citrus Lane – GIVEAWAY

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Have you heard about Citrus Lane?   Citrus Lane Citrus Lane sends out monthly activity boxes – each one contains 4-5 fun products designed to delight and engage parents and their little ones.  The tailored boxes for children from newborn up to five years old are fantastic. Box selections include items such as toys, books, […]



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Time Saving Kitchen Tips

20 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen - Kids Activities Blog

Making dinner for a family can be a challenge even on the best of days, but throw in a little “life” and some days it may feel impossible.  We thought it would be fun to collect a few time saving tips for the kitchen. We have been having some fun organizing the house, organizing the […]



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Packing Kids to Travel & Win Airfare on Southwest!

Kids Packing Suitcases Plus Chance to Win Southwest Airlines airfare

Often in motherhood, I have found that it is just easier to do it myself.  But I am trying to raise productive citizens who don’t need their mommy to pack their business trip suitcase, so teaching kids the fine art of packing is a good thing. We are also excited to mention that below there […]



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LAST DAY!!!!!!! {Exclusive} Summer Play Pack – Printable Checklist & Calendars

Summer Play Pack

UPDATE:  OUR BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE IN BOOKSTORES!!! This pre-order offer is no longer available.  Thank you to ALL who pre-ordered the book.  Your support overwhelms us!!!! If you pre-ordered the book, but didn’t get the summer play pack, please follow the instructions below.  I will be checking the email every few days for the […]



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10 Fun Farm Activities

Farm-Activities

These farm activities are perfect for your kids to start exploring the world of farms.  Learning about farms is so much fun!  We have gathered a handful of crafts, activities and printables inspired by Gift of Curiosity to explore farm life.  Perhaps there is one in your area you can visit! 10 Fun Farm Activities […]



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An Issue of Space

Personal Space and children - Kids Activities Blog

I am a people watcher. I love sitting in a public place and observing others. One of my favorite things is how people protect their personal space. For instance, in an elevator everyone stands equidistant from each other: Sometimes I like to mess with the elevator people a bit by shifting my position ever so […]



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Genius Allowance Solution

Allowance solution - Kids Activities Blog

Awhile ago, I wrote about one of my biggest parenting challenges…the advanced math and organizational skills required to keep up with three boys’ allowances.   Each of the boys get a weekly allowance that they divide into three jars – one for savings, one for spending and one for charity. That is 9 jars of money […]



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{Real Mom Solutions} Potty Training Tips & Tricks

Potty Training Tips and Tricks from Real Moms - Kids Activities Blog

Potty training is incredibly rewarding – hooray for no more diapers!  Unfortunately, it can also be a really hard task to accomplish for some of us.  So, we’re sharing some amazing tips and tricks we think will make things a lot easier on you. Check out what we learned last week with this list of […]



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5 Ways to Get YOUR Smile in the Picture – Selfies With Kids

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I take pictures of my kids all the time. Kids with each other, kid alone, kid with dad, kid with grandparents, kid with friends, kids with everyone…but me. The other day I was looking for a picture of me and the kids, and I didn’t have a current one. How is it that a mom with […]



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Win Our Book Plus $50 to Play With!

book giveaway

OK, usually we give away $50 every Monday… But I am feeling a little tired from the holiday, so let’s do it today! Let’s up the ante a bit and throw in our new book, 101 Kids Activities that are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!   101 Kids Activities That Are The Bestest, Funnest Ever! You […]



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20 Best Chore Charts for Kids

20 Chore Charts for Kids - Kids Activities Blog

Keeping track of kids’ chores can sometimes be challenging.  We love when kids are involved in the daily chores {have you seen our kids chores by age?}, but it has to be easy! A chore chart for kids needs to work WITH your family…not be work for the family.   20 Creative Chore Charts for […]



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