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Nursery Storage Cart

Nursery Storage Cart

Looking for an easy way to keep all of your most-used products in one place? Watch this tutorial and learn how to make your very own nursery storage cart to make your life with a newborn a little more organized. What You’ll Need: Three-Tier Rolling Cart Organizer Baskets Newborn Essentials (Diapers, Wipes, Swaddles, Burp Cloths, etc.) New Mom Essentials (Breast Pump, Water Bottle, Milk Storage […]

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On-The-Go Sight Words

On-The-Go Sight Words

Looking for a fun game to keep in the car for your kiddos? This “Parent Hacks” episode shows you how to make a lunchbox filled with a fun sight words activity! What You’ll Need: Metal Lunchbox Popsicle Sticks Magnets Marker Magnetic Letters Write the words of your choice on popsicle sticks. Attach one magnet to the back of each popsicle stick. Place the popsicle sticks […]

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Holiday Special: Witches’ Brew Fluffy Slime

Holiday Special: Witches’ Brew Fluffy Slime

Looking for a fun activity to do with your kiddos around Halloween? Try out this fluffy version of slime that is super easy to make! What You’ll Need: 1 bottle of Elmer’s Glue 1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda 1/4 cup of Water 3 cups of Shaving Cream 5 drops of Matte Acrylic Paint 2 tablespoons of Contact Lens Solution Combine the glue, baking soda, and […]

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Homemade Baby Food

Homemade Baby Food

Looking for organic baby food without the sticker shock? Check out these simple recipes to make your own baby food at home! Roasted Banana & Cinnamon Baby Food Ingredients: Bananas Cinnamon Instructions: Slice bananas in half long-ways and place onto a lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven at 325 degrees for 12 minutes. Blend the roasted bananas and a dash of cinnamon together in […]

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Shape Sorting Suncatcher

Shape Sorting Suncatcher

Materials Needed: Contact Paper Construction Paper Sheets of Foam and/or Felt Scissors Tape Create shape outlines using scissors and construction paper. Cut out 8-10 inch shapes in contact paper. Place the cut out construction paper around the borders of the contact paper to create an outline. Cut out matching shapes of various sizes in felt and foam and place in a bag or bowl. Use […]

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Puffy Sidewalk Paint

Puffy Sidewalk Paint

Ready to up your sidewalk art game? Try out this homemade puffy sidewalk paint! What You’ll Need: Flour Water Shaving Cream Food Coloring Squirt Bottles Plastic Bag Directions: Combine one cup of flour and one cup of water. Add in 8-10 drops of food coloring and mix well. Fold in approximately two cups of shaving cream. Transfer to a plastic bag, cut a hole in […]

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Outfit Organization

Outfit Organization

Make the mornings easier and your closet cleaner by creating this weekly outfit organizer for your child. Plan their outfits out in advance and empower them to dress themselves using this organizer! What You’ll Need: 5 sheets of colored cardstock paper Hanging closet organizer with at least five cubbies Marker Scissors Directions: Cut down your cardstock to fit inside the openings in the hanging closet […]

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Creative Fruit Snacks

Creative Fruit Snacks

Getting your child to eat healthy can be challenging sometimes. Get creative by making these picturesque snacks that will excite any child to eat their fruits! Beach Scene What You Need: Banana Tangerine Kiwis Slice a banana in half long-ways. Split apart a tangerine into individual pieces and arrange at the bottom of the board as sand. Place the two banana halves on the board […]

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Taste-Safe Activities

Taste-Safe Activities

As most parents and caregivers know, little ones love to put everything in their mouths, which can create safety concerns when it comes to playtime. Learn how to make some taste-safe activities for your children on this new episode of “Parent Hacks” to give yourself some peace of mind. Taste-Safe Kinetic Sand Ingredients: 1 cup Baking Soda 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1 tbsp […]

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Kids in the Car

Kids in the Car

From an over-the-seat activity organizer to snack bins and trash cans, your car has never been so organized. Make riding in the car with kiddos a little easier with these simple hacks! What You’ll Need: Travel Hanging Organizer Variety of Activities Snacks Flat Tupperware Container Plastic Cereal Container Small Garbage Bags Activity Organizer Sort activities by size and category, and place into the travel organizer. […]

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