DIY Kinetic Sand: Does it work?

kinetic sand

This post contains affiliate links. We’ve all seen that BabyFirstTV video. The one where they throw together some sand, corn starch, dish soap and water and they have high quality kinetic sand that looks oddly similar to the stuff sold in stores. Take a look through the comment section of that video and you’ll find a number of people who claim … Read More

Dinner isn’t ready but your kid wants to play.

We’ve all been there. That moment when you get up to start making dinner and your little angel stops you. He grabs your hand and says “Mom, will you play with me?” It’s heart-wrenching to say no but, holy cow, you’re hungry. And, depending on how old your child is, offering to let them help in the kitchen may not … Read More

The simplest activity helped get my garage clean.

Paper chains!  It’s so easy and inexpensive, yet I completely forgot about their fantastic-ness since becoming a parent.  Until 2 days ago. While Turtle and Buddy played in the driveway after school, I was preparing for an event. I was cutting out handouts with my handy dandy paper cutter (a version of this*) when Buddy asked to help.  He loves … Read More