According to child development experts, completing crafts helps to build a child’s fine motor skills and dexterity. Not only do your children benefit developmentally from crafting, but the process provides ample bonding time for you as a family. If you are a sewer, there’s little doubt that you have at least a yard of fabric lying around the house that you’ve been wondering what to do with. Whether you’re trying to empty your stash of scraps, have old clothes to get rid of, or are ready to take the kids shopping to pick out their own material, here are 10 great fabric projects to complete with the kids.Pin It
by Sara Connors
If you or someone in your family is allergic to animals, then you know how hard it is for your family to enjoy their favorite pets while also trying to live with pet allergies.
People who are allergic to pets are actually allergic to the dander that the animal sheds, which is a combination of the animal’s hair and dead skin cells. This dander manages to creep into every nook and cranny of your home. With some protective measures, people with mild pet allergies may still be able to co-exist with the family pet without having a major allergic reaction or asthma attack.Pin It
by Jason Benton
Technology has revolutionized the way people communicate, access information and work. And after how far technology has taken us, the next logical question is how it will shape the world of the future. But given the choice, most people would rather forgo the lofty pontificating and find out how technology can get them discounts on stuff. That’s where mobile apps come in.
For years, Apple had the market cornered with mobile apps, and indeed their flagship provider – the App Store – doesn’t show any sign of waning in popularity. But Android is catching up on the mobile app front, and users of these devices have their pick from an extensive library that features apps in all genres – including coupons and savings.Pin It
It’s fun to make homemade decorations for Valentine’s Day. Let your kids get in on the fun in making these easy DIY Valentine’s Day garlands.
Paper Heart Chain
This cute heart-shaped paper chain can be made out of sheets of white, pink, and red paper. Cut pieces of construction paper or scrapbook paper lengthwise into strips of 1 inch each.Pin It
Shopping for kids can be quite an adventure. This is especially true if they are tagging along for the ride. Whether you are out getting next seasons clothes for your kids or doing that much needed Christmas shopping a little early, there are a few things that you should remember before you venture out on a shopping trip for kids. Carrying the following list along can help you get the most for your money and save you time!