Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to Fair Park this Season
October 16, 2017 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to the Season in Fair Park Nov. 21 – Jan. 7
Magical lanterns. Lifetime of Memories. Family-friendly event illuminates holiday season with artistic wonderland creations, attractions and performances
Holiday Wonder debuts this winter …

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Quick Kids Valentines Day Cards
February 10, 2012 – 10:50 am | No Comment
Quick Kids Valentines Day Cards

 
Quick Handmade Kids Valentines Day Cards
 
Get ready for the classroom Valentine’s party quickly and use of some of that leftover scrapbook paper in your craft closet!
 
It’s Friday, Valentine’s day is next Tuesday. Are you scrambling …

Valentine Cookie Pops
January 31, 2012 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Valentine Cookie Pops

A Special Valentine’s Day Cookie Treat
If you are looking for a fun and easy recipe to do with the kids, try these deliciously simple Valentine Cookie Pops. The kids will smile and giggle while making …

7 Tips for Hassle Free Holiday Returns
January 3, 2012 – 3:20 pm | No Comment
7 Tips for Hassle Free Holiday Returns

by Andrea Woroch
Returning gifts is such a drag many of us simply toss unwanted presents into a closet with the hopes of re-gifting them in the future. Sadly, waiting in line for returns and exchanges …

New Year Traditions
December 29, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment
New Year Traditions

By Liz Mangelsdorf
New Year’s Eve is the quintessential day for reflecting on the old year and getting ready to start the new one with fresh ideas, thoughts and motivation to carry you thru the upcoming …

Managing Sensory Overload During the Holidays for Special Needs Kids
December 27, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Managing Sensory Overload During the Holidays for Special Needs Kids

by Lori Lite
Holiday crowds, lights, noise, strangers, hugging, change in routine, chaos…. This is a recipe for stress and sensory overload during the holidays with special needs children. As parents we need to be flexible …

Keeping the Peace Between Children During the Holidays
December 24, 2011 – 7:00 am | No Comment

The arrival of the holiday season and school breaks usually means that your family will be spending a lot more time together. While family togetherness is important and enjoyable during the holiday season, it can …

Helping Children with Sensory Integration Issues Cope During the Holidays
December 23, 2011 – 1:00 pm | One Comment
Helping Children with Sensory Integration Issues Cope During the Holidays

Support for special needs children: dealing with sensory integration issues during the holidays

by Carolyn Federer
As soon as a few leaves start turning colors, wonderful images and sensations start forming in my mind. I can practically …

Great Edible Craft to Keep Kids Busy
December 23, 2011 – 7:01 am | One Comment
Great Edible Craft to Keep Kids Busy

One of my biggest challenges over the Holidays is keeping kids entertained and not glued to the t.v. or computer screen all day long. They love to play outside, but yesterday was grey and cold. Today, they are going to make very ambitious gingerbread houses with Grandma (I will post photos later.) I love the simple and inexpensive ideas, like this one from http://www.therecipeminute.com/

Hand-Stitched Snowman Ornament or Gift Topper
December 22, 2011 – 12:30 pm | No Comment
Hand-Stitched Snowman Ornament or Gift Topper

Easy to make snowman craft
My 10-year old son and I made this cute snowman ornament / gift topper in a couple of hours. We had a great time together and it was fun teaching him …

How to Host Out of Town Guests (Without Going Insane)
December 21, 2011 – 2:57 pm | One Comment
How to Host Out of Town Guests (Without Going Insane)

Aunt Jean is coming to town. You’ve known about it for months, but you’re days away from her camping out in your guest room with a plethora of denture accessories. And she knows just how …