Monthly Archive: September 2020

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7 Thoughtful Ways Parents can Help Kids Calm Down

Sometimes it can be really hard to get a child to calm down and tell you why they are upset. They are crying or screaming in distress and having a hard time. Sometimes because they are frustrated, or got hurt, or feel upset, or sad. They are little after all and are learning how to deal with all the different feelings that come with being human. They watch us very closely to see how we react to them and how we react to other things in our life. They are learning by example how to deal with their emotions. So,...

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How to Make a DIY Magnetic Puzzle

When we were designing my son’s room, we knew we were doing a car and truck, things that move, transportation-themed room because he loves all those things. I knew that on one of his walls I would want a map of some type. I looked all over the internet and Esty and even at some DIY’s. I knew I wanted one that was educational with some details on it and big enough to easily see the names of the different places. However, I also did not want it to be too overwhelming. Then, my mom and I found the perfect...