We all love to share our favorite tips, tricks and advice on motherhood. Here at Kids Activities Blog, we share many viral posts on our Facebook page, but we are going to gather them here in one place, for easy access.
1. WHAT I WISH I KNEW BEFORE MY SECOND C-SECTION
If your experience was anything like mine, your first C-section sucked. Being rushed into major surgery after enduring hours of physically exhausting labor is nobody's idea of a good time. As the birth of my second child approached, I was seriously dreading going through all that again. However, I was pleasantly surprised.
2. THE NEXT TIME YOU WANT TO JUDGE ANOTHER MOM
The next time you want to judge another mom, I want you to consider my story. I have an easy kid. I have three kids. The contrast between my easy child and the most challenging child is stark. Had I only given birth to children who were more compliant and easy going, this whole parenting journey would feel a lot different. I ™m sure that if I had all easy children, I ™d be judging other parents. After all, I had parenting all figured out until I gave birth. In contrast, if I had all difficult children I might consider that it's all my fault and that my parenting is to blame
3. 23 BEACH HACKS TO MAKE THE SUMMER A BLAST
The beach is calling my name! I can't wait for summertime to arrive (or at least some warm spring weather). And while we're over here dreaming up vacation plans, we put together this awesome list of beach hacks for you. It covers everything from keeping little ones corralled, to ways to keep cool, to ways to deal with all that pesky sand.
4. 18 RIDICULOUSLY AWESOME THINGS TO DO WITH A KIDDIE POOL
Have your little ones outgrown the kiddie pool? Wondering what to do with one that's worn out? You're in luck! We're in the same boat, so I ™ve put together this fun list of 18 ridiculously awesome things to do with your kiddie pool. You ™ll find everything from outdoor DIYs to alternative ways for kids to play with their pools!
5. THESE ARE THE 15 MOVIES FROM THE ’90s THAT YOU NEED TO WATCH WITH YOUR KIDS
Growing up in the ’90s was the best of both worlds: I had epic ’80s movies to play over and over again, and I got to live through 10 years of amazing film releases, many of which have stuck with me my whole life (and are still on constant rotation).
Do your kids have more Lego than you ever thought possible? Is it shoved into drawers and bins that are a pain to access or drag out of storage, especially for little arms? If so, a Lego station may be the solution to your troubles! This super creative project is one of the coolest IKEA hacks I’ve come across and is really simple to put together with the proper set of tools. To find out how you can make one for your kids, check out the tutorial below!
7. 10 SPEECH THERAPY IDEAS TO DO AT HOME
I wanted to give you 10 speech therapy ideas to do at home because you, as the parent, are your child's best teacher. I am a play therapist, so I work with many speech-delayed children birth-age 3 and these activities work great with them. I have included many affiliate links in this post to take you straight to my favorite toys and products.
8. 19 WAYS TO DECORATE WITH LEGOS
If your house is anything like mine, its covered in Legos. Ive decided to just embrace it and start decorating with LEGOs! As youll see in this round-up, the simplest thing you can do is just let your boys put their LEGOs on display in their bedroom or playroom. Another great way to decorate those rooms is with the LEGO Wall Decal, Tree, Name Wall Art, or Bedroom Wall Mural.