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Sure, anyone can see all the animals they could ever want in a zoo. However, it’s much more thrilling to spot an animal in its natural habitat, rather than locked away in a cage. Below are some of the best places to go to see animals in their natural habitats in and around the United […]Continue reading
In a previous post, I recommended a couple of non-toxic face paints for your kids (and yourself, too, of course). Some of you responded that you’d rather make your own face paints. Well, that can certainly be done! Here’s a very simple recipe I saw on the the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics website, with two […]Continue reading
Every Halloween, I always try to incorporate face paint in my kids’ costumes. Face painting is fun. It lets me express my creativity. And it’s a lot safer than Halloween masks, which can limit kids’ ability to see their surroundings — not safe when they’re crossing the street or walking around cars. Up until recently, […]Continue reading
Psychologists warn that too many gifts at once can overwhelm and overstimulate children, and cause stress for all ages. These same experts also point out the ingratitude that can result when children are presented with ever-bigger gifts from competing relatives. Adults are faced with finding a place for all the stuff, and the work of […]Continue reading
The colors of Kwanzaa are red, green, and black. Red represents the struggles of the people. Black represents the people themselves. Green represents the future. Using this color scheme and theme, you can create all kinds of interesting Kwanzaa crafts with the whole family. Here are some ideas for celebrating Kwanzaa with crafts.Continue reading