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88 Really Awesome DIY Costume Ideas

DIY Halloween Costumes make me nostalgic?  I remember the days when my mother was trying to help us quickly come up with a DIY costume that didn’t involve too much work.  It was the day we saw our neighbors that didn’t have kids. Have you watched the movie from Meg Ryan, You’ve Got Mail?  It’s […]

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Cute Fall Home Decor That Your Kids Can Help Make

It’s time for fall home decor! With these cute fall home decor idea your kids can help make. These home decor crafts are: Simple.  Cute. Kid friendly.  What more can you want? From our Mom’s Library I’m featuring: Our Little House in the Country‘s Pumpkin decor made from  cornstarch dough. Glam and Grace blog has […]

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Preschool Homeschool: Firemen Activities & Crafts

Mommy & Me Preschool Homeschool: Community Helpers I don’t go into detail in our lesson plans below about our colors and bible verse because we spend most of our time reviewing that in circle time and then practice using it in pretty much every lesson.  If you noticed I use a lot of colorful supplies and […]

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Top 15 Family Halloween Costume Ideas

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect! My Top 15 Family Halloween Costume Ideas Because everyone knows the family that dresses up for Halloween together, stays together.  I’m only kidding about that but it sure is a fun way to enjoy a silly night out as a family.  […]

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10 Family Friendly Fall Campfire Desserts

According to my blog readers I’m a camping expert,lol. Seriously, out of all the things I write about this camping post–Camping with Kids has been the most popular and Camping with Kids Activities & Crafts coming in second. We actually do enjoy camping and try to do it as much as possible since it’s a great reason […]

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Exploring Nature with Kids Activities

Pumpkin patches, Red and orange hues, crisp cool mornings, apple cobbler, leaves frolicking and dancing about, focused gratitude… these are a few of my favorite fall things. The weather is perfect for exploring nature with kids! I’m writing under the spell of the Pumpkin Apple Cranberry bread aroma coming from my kitchen and taking over my whole […]

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Campfire S’mores Cone

My favorite part of camping is s’mores! Actually truth be told, I camp because I know I’ll get s’mores at some point. Since we camp “a lot” I have been trying different variations of my favorite camping dessert.  I’ve had s’mores on Oreo cookies, I’ve put peanut butter on my graham crackers before covering it […]

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Mommy & Me Preschool Homeschool Schedule & Lesson Plans

A friend recently shared with me how this preschool homeschool can seem overwhelming so I thought I would share with you how our days play out so you don’t think that I spend my whole day playing and teaching my son.  Though it would be wonderful to have that kind of time on my hands, I […]

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How To Make Tissue Paper Flowers & Hispanic Heritage Giveaway

Hispanic Heritage month is upon us!  So let’s get to making some fun Tissue Paper Flowers! Make sure you to check out all of the AMAZING prizes we are giving away to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. I love this craft because it’s a simple way the kids can get involved and learn a little bit […]

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Mommy & Me Preschool (Week 1)

Mommy & Me Preschool (Week 1) So, you’re wondering how my first week of homeschooling three kids went. It was hard, man, it was definitely a challenge, but we survived.  I really think and I’m hoping that once we get into a groove it will get easier. Actually, I know it will get easier. As […]

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Dinosaur Mud Play

Dinosaur Mud Play I walked out our front door to check on the boys and I couldn’t believe my eyes. What started off as tamed and organized mud play was quickly taken to the next level when I wasn’t looking.  They took the Dinosaur Mud Play station I put together for them to the next […]

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Mommy & Me Preschool {16 Weeks of Homeschool}

My almost four year old whispered this before I kissed him goodnight, “Jesus, thank you that mama gets to be my teacher.” Those were the words I needed to hear.  I’ve been staring at our homeschool day schedule for at least an hour and I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed. I’m about to embark a wonderful […]

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Activities for Homeschooling Your Preschooler or Toddler

This year I decided to have my little one join us for homeschool so we’ll be doing preschool.  I’m excited to have all three of my boys at home but I’m a bit nervous to go from homeschooling one child to now three in very different grade levels:preschool, 2nd and 4th grade. Here are some […]

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Add Sparkle to Your Family Day Activity: Making Ravioli with Kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AddSparkle #CollectiveBias Sometimes it’s good to get out of our everyday routine and add SPARKLE to our week. Our little familia does this on Family Day.  Family day is what adds pizzazz, connection, fun and laughter to our weekly mundane routine–allowing us […]

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Barn Yard & Farm Animals Craft {TP Tubes Craft}

I had no idea when I was making this Barnyard & Farm Animals Pretend Play craft, that it would be a HUGE hit. My little one slept with his barnyard pretty much every night for a week. Took it to preschool to show it to his friends. Takes it with him when we go to church […]

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9 Must Do’s to Instill Creativity In Your Child

9 Must Do’s to Instill Creativity In Your Child My toddler was in the living room quietly playing while I was in the kitchen hesitantly creating in my own way–dinner. After I put them to bed, I went down to the living room and noticed he had not cleaned up his toys. Usually this annoys me […]

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Simple Water Fun: Splish Splash Kids’ Bike Wash

Simple Water Fun: Splish Splash Kids’ Bike Wash An older friend just reminded me that these are the types of activities she enjoyed as a kid back when they didn’t have all the camps, vbs and activities over the summer. They just played and had fun.  She went on to say this about our activity,”A much […]

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My Best Traveling With Kids Tips {From an Expat Mom}

We live the expat or a more trendy term that I like to use, we are “global nomads”. Our heart is divided into hundreds of pieces throughout the world.  We travel to and fro from our two homes (home is where the heart is, right) in the U.S. and in South America.  The fact that my kids […]

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