the reading nook

Now, I know what you’re thinking. “Kathleen, you’re being a crunchy tree-hugger again!” But hear me out… if you’re tired of staring at all of the battery powered, noisy, flashy, and overly stimulating toys currently scattered across your living room floor, then keep reading.
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As a mom of four, I love kids activities that are easy to set up and can be played independently, while also encouraging sibling bonding, teamwork, and even some healthy competition. Today I'm sharing five of my favorite sibling activities that my children love to play and actually get along with one another while doing so.
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If you're looking for outdoor play activities and backyard games for your kids, we have 3 fun and inexpensive activities for your kids to enjoy in your yard. These outdoor activities will entertain, teach and engage your children.
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This post is written by guest contributor Nicole Maxam. She’s sharing a detailed glimpse into her fertility journey in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week!
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Let's raise kids who love and care for our planet! Download your free Love the Earth activity packet for coloring pages, drawing prompts, and simple ways to get your child thinking about how to keep our planet healthy and green.
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Looking for ways to keep your children engaged without depending on screen time? Then I encourage you to explore our wooden alphabet letters, letter and number blocks, and other keepsake toys - all designed to promote learning through creative play.
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