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Snowy Days

Snowy Days

- Being a fan of Dr. Mel and his forecasts, I was saddened to hear of his passing. I will miss his reports. The weather looks like we will get some more snow tomorrow and this weekend. After sledding, building ...

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Chinese Lantern-Craft for Kids

Chinese Lantern-Craft for Kids

Materials: Construction paper Pencil Ruler Scissors Stapler - Tape Markers - Crayons Instructions: Use the ruler and make a straight line about 3/4" away from one of the 6.5" long edges. Cut this strip off and set it aside to ...

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The Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is observed for two weeks. The timing varies based on the changes in the track of the new moon, but it generally begins in late January or early February. In the year 2012, ...

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FMX Motocross Review-What Moms Should Know

The FELD Entertainment people (the promotion group for FMX Freestyle Motocross) invited me to review the FMX Freestyle show at the Webster Arena last night. I'm a mom with two girls and a four year-old boy. I hadn't really considered ...

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Winter Wonderland Ball Tickets You Could Win

Winter Wonderland Ball Tickets You Could Win

2012 Winter Wonderland Children's Ball**Instructions to enter the giveaway are listed at the end of the article**From the Stepping Stones' website:Stepping Stones transforms into a snow-kissed wonderland to welcome little princes and princesses for a magical evening. Dress up in ...

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Monster Jam at the XL Center

Monster Jam at the XL Center

**Instructions to enter the giveaway and discount code are listed at the end of the article** Monster Jam will feature the return of Grave Digger driven by Randy Brown, Turtle, Stone Crusher, Mopar Magic, Crushstation, Instigator and Thrasher driven by ...

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Stepping Stones Opens New Exhibit: Run! Jump! Fly!

Stepping Stones Opens New Exhibit: Run! Jump! Fly!

**Instructions to enter the giveaway are listed at the end of the article** Run! Jump! Fly! motivates children to get moving by making physical activity fun. Four adventure scenes and an “action star training center” provide imaginative settings where children ...

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Glass Magnets Craft--Craft for Kids

Glass Magnets Craft--Craft for Kids

Glass magnets are a simple and easy craft for kids to make. It is a perfect idea for winter since the kids might be stuck inside if it is too cold to go out. Materials: Clear drying glue Glass beads ...

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Make Corn Kernels Float-A Kitchen Science Activity

Make Corn Kernels Float-A Kitchen Science Activity

This is a pretty simple science-in-the-kitchen demonstration using items you probably already have, though I may be the only one who still makes popcorn in the microwave with a brown paper lunch bag, so it might be harder to find ...

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Enchiladas!

Enchiladas!

Ingredients: 8 flour tortillas (approx 8 inches in diameter) Large can of enchilada sauce 12oz of grated cheese - 2% fat chedder/jack combo 2 cups of cubed, cooked chicken - I cut up pre-cooked grilled chicken strips 1 small bunch ...

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Family Fun Jar

Family Fun Jar

Last week we took our daughter to see the Laurie Berkner Band and we were inspired by the song “FAMILY.” It made us think how we as a family interact, how we work together, how we play together, how we ...

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