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Are you looking to decorate your little girl’s bedroom at a low cost? Do you need some great inspiration for toddler girl bedroom ideas? Well, look no further. Whether you have a lot of space to work with or need some functional ideas for small rooms, we’ve listed some of the best ways to decorate your little girl’s room while spending little money.  A toddler’s room is a special personal space where not only the essential things like sleep happen but also where the fun happens. A kid’s room is a great place to create a colorful and imaginative play area without spending a lot of money. Kids’ rooms are also a perfect place for learning and exploring. In this article, we walk through all of the ways you can make your child’s bedroom a magical, functional, flexible space that will grow with them from their toddler years to their…

Are you planning a fun road trip with your family but feeling a little nervous about the long car ride with little children? Are you looking to minimize tablet screen time? Well, don’t worry! After having done several long trips with my young children (both alone and with my husband), I have some great options that will help keep your little ones occupied.  TLDR: You’re a mom and very busy, so if you do not have time to read this article, go and order the LCD sketch screens and a bunch of water coloring books from Amazon right now. If you need to add another item to get the same-day delivery, throw a busy board in your cart.  Different activities such as sensory toys, reusable stickers, and dry-erase boards are the best travel toys. I also love magnetic puzzles, busy books, and any small, manageable, mess-free activity. Sometimes, even a roll of blue painter’s tape and…

As a parent to younger children, do you ever find yourself needing a little bit of quiet time to finish a project or meet a deadline for work but it’s a Saturday morning at home? Maybe you have a 5-year-old that you would like to find some fun independent activities for them to enjoy during solitary play times. We have created a list of our favorite independent activities that help with a child’s development and in becoming independent learners.  During school days, young children are spending time learning and socializing in the classroom. However, during the evenings and weekends, it is hard to watch a young age child strobe out of the house participating in sports or other activities with friends while parents are sometimes consumed with adult responsibilities, even if it’s just taking a break for their mental health. Therefore, raising self-sufficient kids is a benefit to both young…

Fall is the favorite season of many people throughout the world. Not only is it the season of everything pumpkin, but even nature also celebrates this time! From the cool, crisp breezes filling our lungs with refreshing air to the palette of colors on the trees as the leaves change, fall is a time of wonder and beauty. What better way to celebrate the changing seasons than by engaging in some fall leaf activities with your kids and family? Below are just a few ideas to help you and your little ones fully delve into the joy that fall and autumn leaves can bring! Leaf Art Projects There is nothing to soothe the soul like creating something artsy! One easy and fun leaf art project to do with your kids this Fall is to make a picture of leaf rubbings. Let your little ones collect their favorite leaves from the yard and lay them…

Hiking is a favorite pastime for people of all ages. It is a wonderful way to absorb some natural vitamin D and get tons of fresh air. Added bonuses are getting exercise while enjoying the beauty of the natural world around us. Going hiking with kids however can be somewhat challenging if you have never done so or are not properly prepared! We have compiled a list of some of the most important things to do in preparation.  Also, there are some ideas for keeping the hike fun and engaging for everyone no matter their age! Length of Your Hike When planning out your hike with kids, one of the first things to determine is the length of the hike. While young kids always seem to have a limitless supply of energy, hiking may use different muscles than they are used to. A good way to decide how long your hike should…

There’s something oddly calming about a simple act of splashing water everywhere, isn’t it? For kids, water play activities present the perfect opportunity to actively explore with all their senses, enhance fine and gross motor skills, and have fun while doing so.  Babies can start playing with water right out of the womb. As they grow older and consequently, develop better hand-eye coordination, you can introduce them to a whole new bunch of engaging water play activities involving STEM toys, water guns, sprinklers, sponges, etc.  If you are looking for water play ideas that are a perfect combination of learning and entertainment, you have landed on just the right page. Here are 8 wicked good water play activities kids won’t be able to stop playing –  Water Relay Race How about kicking off the list with something the whole family can enjoy? Relay races are fun and adding a sprinkler…

We all have those days where our to-do list seems a mile long yet we have an adorable toddler who wants all of our attention!  While it is obvious that you cannot be in two places at once, that does not mean all hope is lost.  Toddlers are naturally curious and active, ready to explore the world around them.  This is great for development but not so great when you have a sink full of dishes or mountains of laundry to fold and put away!  Here are some easy ways to keep your toddler entertained while you knock out that list. When you are trying to get chores done inside, it is easy to keep your toddler in the same room with you by simply blocking the doorway with a baby gate.  Okay, this keeps them in the room but how to entertain them?  Toddlers love to think they…

Having a toddler means you know all about a fussy child. Because this is the age when children get distracted very easily and tend to have tantrums the most.  It’s important for the parents of a toddler to know how to keep him entertained so they don’t start throwing bad tantrums too often. Here we have got 20 ways to keep your little love entertained throughout the day. Try them and you are gonna get a happier version of your own child. 1. Play Taste Test with Your Kids Get your inner chef in action. Make different food items for your children and let your kids be the judge. They will love the taste testing game. Meanwhile, you can take care of your toddler’s health by making nutritious food. Try simple vegetables and fruits that are good for children. That way your kid’s required diet will be achieved without…

Are you planning an exciting camping adventure in the great outdoors this year while bringing along your younger children? Do you find yourself asking the question, “Where do I begin when planning for safety and entertainment for my kids?” The idea of camping with little ones is something many parents may dream of, but may not necessarily know how to prepare properly for. Keeping your little ones safe and happily entertained is a critical component to maintaining your peaceful enjoyment of the trip when exploring nature’s beauty and the various elements that come with it.  Here is an arrangement of useful things to bring along to help with entertainment, sleeping comfortably, insects, and just plain having fun while camping with your infant, toddler, or young children. Infants and Toddlers Infants and younger toddlers require safe, teething-friendly toys and gear to bring along. You’ve got to keep in mind that a…

Get ready to pull out the snacks and gear up for a fabulous time! Who’s ready to get creative and make a fun-loving birthday party that your toddler is sure to enjoy? We will go over a checklist of steps that will help you ensure your little one and their friends are having the time of their lives! We’ll also mention a few ways to make sure mom and dad are hanging in there and having some fun throughout the process as well. Let’s get our supply list in order and get ready to rumble with the toddlers!  Starting off on the right foot is important when it comes to party planning, especially when dealing with a bunch of energetic toddlers with short attention spans! Try following this list of suggested items to purchase, or tasks to complete, and you will find planning a toddler birthday or any party is…