DIY Gratitude Turkey
With Thanksgiving coming up (here in the US) there are plenty of opportunities to talk about thankfulness with our kids. Here is a fun art project that adds a little more than just whimsy to the Thanksgiving table - the thankful turkey. This little paper turkey can be constructed in many ways. The fun thing about him is that each of his feathers has a thankful note on the back for each person at the table to read during dinner. You'll need construction paper (we used card stock because it's…
Making Snowmen… Inside!
Making Snowmen inside! Say it with me, "Do you wanna build a snowman?" #Christmascraft #holidaycraft #KidsChristmas #shavingcreamsnowman
Hands-On Holidays: Simple Ideas for Making Memories October through December! - Modern Parents Messy Kids
Commit to Less Stressing & More Connecting this Holiday Season The holiday season is such a wonderful time to share with your kids. From Trick-or-Treating to opening the presents under the tree, there are so many memories to be made and, as parents, we don’t want to miss a single opportunity. But planning special outings, …
Happy Family Habit #9: Teach Gratitude by Remembering to Thank Your Kids
Happy Family Habit #9: Teach Gratitude by Remembering to Thank Your Kids - Modern Parents Messy Kids
Modern Parents Messy Kids - We're all about finding ways to make family life better while keeping ou
Awesome free download: Thanksgiving planner with full menu & shopping list plus an hour-by-hour cooking and prep guide. (Love the suggested wines too!) #Thanksgiving #Thanksgivingrecipe #Thanksgivingrecipes #Thanksgivingsides #Thanksgivingdesserts #Thanksgivingdinner #Thanksgivingprep
Hands-On Holidays: Simple Ideas for Making Memories October through December!
Fun printables and crafts for the holidays - love this turkey for keeping the kids busy at the Thanksgiving table.
Preventing Entitlement: A Gratitude Chore Game - Modern Parents Messy Kids
Super simple DIY banner (love the craft store tip) - could adapt this for so many seasons
Fall Favorite: Salted Caramel Apples - Modern Parents Messy Kids
I’ve been dying to entertain fall style lately (hot apple cider, pumpkin bread, etc.). I really just love the tastes and smells of autumn. It’s all just so comforting, like curling up in front of a warm fire in your favorite cozy sweater and wool socks (or is that just me?). In that spirit, we’re sharing …
Free Printable: 24 Page Thanksgiving Planner w/ Full Recipes!
Awesome free download: Thanksgiving planner with full menu
THANKSGIVING TABLE PRINTABLES
FREE Printable: THANKSGIVING TABLE POPPERS Love this idea of for making fun and interactive gratitude poppers for Thanksgiving (and I have a feeling my kids will too!) #Thanksgivingtable #thanksgivingcraft #Thanksgivingdiy #teachinggratitude
Free Printable: Thanksgiving Gratitude Conversation Starters - Modern Parents Messy Kids
Between the candy overload of October and the present overload of December, November is the perfect time for families to focus on what they have to be thankful for. And today’s free download is just the tool you need to help! Simply print and keep near the dinner table, then pick a “thankful conversation starter” …
Must-Make: Framed Family Recipe with Photo
Today I bring you one of my all-time favorite gift ideas EVER! The genius in this gift is that it has sentiment and thoughtfulness in spades but is shockingly easy to put together. This will be a gift for my mom that I know she will treasure as my 'Nana' is no longer with us. You could easily knock several people off your gift list with this same idea in no time, especially with the free recipe card printable that's 100% editable so you don't have to worry about pretty handwriting. Ready for…
Stock Your Kitchen with these Must-Have Foods for Cold & Flu Season
Stock Your Kitchen with these Must-Have Foods for Cold & Flu Season - Modern Parents Messy Kids #naturalremedy #elderberry #naturalflurecipe #naturalcoldrecipe
DIY Autumn Arrangements
Is it cooling down where you live yet? Fall is definitely in the air here and with the crisp weather, comes a desire to fully immerse myself in Autumn. Despite my penchant for DIY projects, I've never been much of a floral arrangement kind of girl (I actually just got my first wreath last Christmas). However, the web has been teeming with bold and beautiful autumn foliage lately. So much so that I'm inspired to try out a DIY arrangement at home. In no particluar order, here are my top six…
Make Ahead Thanksgiving Dessert: Pumpkin Brownie Ice Cream Cake
The most delicious make-ahead dessert ever: Frozen Pumpkin Brownie Ice Cream Cake - this one has a place of honor at our Thanksgiving table. #pumpkinpie #pumpkinrecipe #pumpkindessert #pumpkintreat #frozenpumpkinpie