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The Game of Nim

May 12, 2017 By · No Comments

The Game of Nim

Check out this simple version of a pairs game that’s played all over the world. For those of you with little ones, this game is going to be a lot of fun and something that they can do and continue to grow and learn through.  At first, it might seem like simple counting practice, but there’s a certain strategy to winning. Similar to mancala, this game gives your number whiz the chance to estimate and predict mathematical outcomes.

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The Benefits of Board Games for Kids

May 5, 2017 By · No Comments

Benefits of Board Games

Many of you grew up playing board and card games with the local kids or siblings. Board games are still quite popular contrary to what seems to be a tech-driven world. My family has always made sure we take the time to play board games. It is the one time you know everyone will gather around enjoying one another and talking about their week. Board games are the type of game where family or children of all ages can sit down to enjoy some quality time while learning a few skills. It’s amazing what skills your kids can learn when you start having a family board game night, here are some of the benefits of board games for kids.

Kids Learn Patience

Through the natural game play of board games, your kids will learn patience. Patience is a much-needed skill for all ages and when you can teach this through fun, it will come naturally to your kids. Having to wait your turn or pause to hear what the other family member is saying during their turn allows your child to sit quietly and calmly while they watch what their family member will do on their turn.

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Mother’s Day Card Ideas for Kids

May 3, 2017 By · No Comments

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Mother’s Day is this weekend. Are you all ready for it? Chances are some are waiting until last moment or just trying to get inspired to make that awesome gift. If you haven’t purchased a card yet or would like a fun thing for your little ones to do you may want to scroll through the list below and make Mom a card. Trust me, Mom will love these little card ideas and if you are making her something it is extra special. Make sure Mom knows how special she is this Mother’s Day, even if it is a hug, kiss, and a card, she will still feel very loved because it is coming from you.
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Earth Day Workbook Download

April 20, 2017 By · No Comments

Here’s a free Earth Day Workbook printable for you to print out. This workbook explains a bit about what Earth Day is and the different types of recycling there are.  Inside has coloring pages, tracing, activities, ways they can help, etc. Print it out and let them have fun! Have a Happy Earth Day!

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Win a Tropical Vacation from Sour Patch Kids: You Know You Deserve it!

April 18, 2017 By · No Comments

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Paradise is calling! If you’re looking for a tropical vacation this summer, look no further! Enter the SOUR PATCH Kids Tropical Vacation Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for four to Hawaii! Just submit a tropical selfie to Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #spktropicalsweepstakes. Contest ends on May 31st, so get on it!

Find out more information here: SPKTropicalSweeps.com.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Legal residents of 50 US/DC, 18+. Ends 5/31/17.  To enter and for Official Rules, including odds & prizes: SPKTropicalSweeps.com. Void where prohibited.


I don’t know about you but I could totally use a vacation. To sit and watch the waves come in, sand under my feet and the sounds of the ocean. Doesn’t that sound like a dream? It does to me, plus the furthest I have been was California beaches to the North Carolina beaches. I’d love to see the Tropics! This momma of five deserves it. Don’t you think?

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