35+ Things to Do with Bored Kids

With “Shelter in Place” happening everywhere and homeschooling ending at 12:30 or 1pm, there are A LOT of hours left to fill in the day. When you’re all feeling cooped up, and have filled your quote for screen time, try one of these ideas to spark some indoor activity. 1. Have a House Party! I never thought […]

Why This Town is Putting Up Christmas Lights.

I almost put my Chirstmas tree up the other day. I know. That sounds like a crazy thing to do at the end of March, but I love Christmas time and thought it would bring a little unexpected joy to our week. Then my sister shared a fun idea with me. Back in Ohio, where […]

Invite Your Family to a House Party

My niece, who was turning 25, invited her family to her bedroom for a cocktail party last week. She sent an invite, cleaned and prepped, they all put on some decent clothes, and my sister told me how nice it was “to get out of the house.” I copied the idea yesterday. Rather than just […]

How to Build a Leprechaun Trap

Also Read: 13 Ways to Create Leprechaun Mischief in Your Home God knows we could all use a fun distraction from the “C” word today. My kids told me before the “C” chaos that they wanted to build a leprechaun trap. So, we’re going to do out best to capture of the little green guy. […]

30+ Things to Do When You’re Quarantined

If you told me even 2 weeks ago that I’d be staying at home for 2 weeks with my kids and husband, I’d have thought you were nuts. But here we are. And “school” ends at 12:30 each day while we’re quarantined. Instead of stressing about it, embrace it and enjoy it. Do the things […]

20+ Valentines Made with Love

You’ll never find anything as cute or orginal in the stores as the ones you make youself. Plus it’s a fun way to spend an afternoon being creatvie with your kids. Here are a few of our staff’s favorites, some that our kids made and some that we’ve discovered in our search for ideas. Also […]

Valentines Day Gifts for Teachers

Also See: Homemade Valentines for Kids Besides Valentine cards, candy, flowers and cookies, here are some original ideas for the favorite teacher in your life. Fill a mason jar with goodies like lip balm, a bath bomb and treats. Make a personalized name plate by gluing scrabble tiles onto a piece of wood (or buy […]

Where to Feel Like a Kid in NYC This Weekend!

Through Feb 1, 2020 Take a ride on one of twelve illuminated seesaws line the street on Broadway, between 37th and 38th streets. The playground-inspired pieces are the latest installation in the Garment District Alliance’s yearlong public art program. The seesaws were installed on Jan. 6 and will stay up until Feb. 1. As you ride them, the seesaws glow from their LED lights […]

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