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Summer Activities on a budget

June 23, 2017

School is out for summer! Avoiding boredom is now every mom's number one priority right?! Well, here's a handy list of some fun summer activities to keep your children (and maybe even their -

How To Prevent Bullying in the Classroom

We need to teach young children about bullying because the sooner a child learns how to be a good friend and not bully – and how to deal with bullies and bullying behavior, the better. Re-

Things I’ve Learned Raising a Child with Autism

April 12, 2017

Guest Blog By Kelly Kennie Kelly Kennie is the mother of a beautiful daughter who happens to have autism. Follow their journey on Instagram @buttonsaysbuttondoes I am a mom, I have a daugh-

Stained Glass Fish Craft for Kids

March 31, 2017

Captain McFinn has a new fun craft for kids to brighten up your life! You can let your children cut out as little or as much as they’re able and they can also help tearing the tissue paper-

From Baby to Big Boy: The Best is Yet to Come

March 10, 2017

Guest Blog By Erika Thomas For as long as I can remember, I knew I wanted to be a mother. I loved children and always enjoyed babysitting and working in my church’s nursery. But as a teen-

How To Use Storytime To Teach Emotional Development

January 27, 2017

Children do a lot of growing and changing during their younger years. Their bodies grow, social skills and relationship develop and they learn life skills like limits, moderation and likes a-

When To Be Concerned About Your Child’s Behavior

January 12, 2017

Being a parent comes with plenty of worry and concern from the moment you leave the hospital. You wonder if your child is eating enough, sleeping enough and a variety of other questions that-

Christmas Activities for Kids – Make Your Own Barry the Jellyfish

December 16, 2016

This fun and easy craft from Captain McFinn and Friends can be made with leftovers from holiday decorating or other festivities. You can use any holiday ribbon and other decorations you have-

Practicing Manners During the Holidays

December 9, 2016

The holiday season is consistently filled with both awe and wonder, and hustle and bustle. It’s a season in which we can often find ourselves extremely stressed out from our growing to-do -

How to Help Your Picky Eater

November 17, 2016

With the holidays fast-approaching, parents can often find it difficult to prevent their child from skipping the holiday meal and going straight for the sweet stuff. If you have a picky eate-