Kara

Hi, I’m Kara!

I’m a busy mom of 4 boys and I know that raising boys isn’t for the weak! I love sharing activities, crafts, science, fun, food, and more to make raising boys just a bit easier.

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17 Turkey Treats Kids will Gobble Up

By | November 21st, 2017|Thanksgiving|

It’s my favorite time of the year!  Thanksgiving week is here in the US which means we get to gather our family and friends around us, eat yummy food and express gratitude for all of the wonderful things we have to be grateful for.  Not only do we get to eat some of my favorite dishes, but we get to create fun memories with our families. And the kitchen is my favorite place to make memories, while making yummy treats with my boys. Make these Turkey Treats kids and adults will gobble up. They will be the hit of your Thanksgiving dinner and your kids will have a great time creating memories of their own while they make them. 17 Turkey Treats Kids Will Gobble Up    […]

17 Fun and Easy Turkey Crafts Kids Love

By | November 16th, 2017|Thanksgiving|

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Family, fun, food….stress? As much as we might love it, there always seems to be a bit of stress involved. Will the turkey be done on time? Will the mashed potatos be lumpy? Will there be enough food?  With all of those things on your plate, you shouldn’t have to worry about how to keep the kids entertained and out of your hair while dinner is cooking. Here are some fun and easy turkey crafts kids will love that will keep them entertained so you can finish basting, mashing and mixing. Easy Turkey Crafts Kids Love […]

The Ultimate List of Mother and Son Date Ideas

By | November 14th, 2017|Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Just for Mom, Parenting|

They say “don’t blink”. I don’t know who “they” are, but I’m starting to understand what they are saying. Each day I blink and then my baby starts kindergarten. Or I blink and my oldest is taller than I am. Next time I blink he might be heading out on his first date. And I’ll be stuck at home longing for the days when he was my special date and we went on adventures together. Since we can’t stop time, we can make the most of the time we have. These Mother and Son Date Ideas are the perfect and easy way for moms to build an unbreakable bond with their son.   Mother and Son Date Ideas One thing that I have noticed in raising my 4 boys is that they crave, CRAVE one-on-one attention.  They want to have time with just mom or dad and not the entire family. A Mother and Son date night doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. We have a large family (by today’s standards) and it can be hard to have time for each of my boys individually but these Mother and Son Date Ideas will get your brainstorming process started. Mom and Son Date Ideas […]

Printable Thanksgiving Games: Thanksgiving Charades

By | November 14th, 2017|Thanksgiving|

Printable Thanksgiving games are the most wonderful way to keep kids entertained and for you to keep your sanity while Thanksgiving dinner cooks. And Thanksgiving Charades is fun for the entire family. Printable Thanksgiving Games: Thanksgiving Charades Picture this for a minute. You are in charge of Thanksgiving dinner. Your extended family is on the way to your house and you are elbow high in mashed potatoes while the gravy is bubbling over on the stove. Then of course the kids run through the kitchen and start complaining about being hungry or bored.  […]

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