Every year I love to go into my Analytics and see what the most popular posts of the year were.  I love this because I am sometimes surprised at what comes up and this year was mainly different than last year but some of old favorites still made the list.   Let me know what you think of our top 10 posts.  Did you have a favorite?

Top 10 posts 2014

Most Popular Posts of 2014

#10 Christmas Charades

This fun and easy printable Christmas Charades game had our readers in stitches as they played with their entire family.  I loved watching my boys “Rock around the Christmas Tree” or “Build a snowman”.

Christmas game: Charades


#9 Shark Valentine Boxes

I was actually surprised that these Shark Valentine Boxes showed up in the top 10.  These are super cool and my boys loved making their sharks “gobble” up their Valentines!

Shark Valentine Box

#8 Baby Proofing Hazards You May Have Forgotten

You can never be too careful when it comes to keeping baby safe.  This post lists some of the baby proofing hazards you may have forgotten.

Baby Proofing Hazards

#7 Easy Playdough Recipe

I think it’s safe to say that I am the world’s biggest fan of playdough.  I know some moms don’t like it but it keeps my boys entertained and their imaginations working for hours.  This is my favorite recipe for homemade playdough.

Homemade Playdough Recipe

#6 Minecraft Snowflakes

Do your kids love Minecraft??  My boys loved helping to make these Minecraft Snowflakes and hanging them in their room.

Minecraft Snowflakes

#5 Camping Charades

Our charades games are always really popular and this Camping Charades game was no exception.  This is so fun to play while sitting around the campfire.

Camping Charades

#4 16 Things Moms of Boys Know

This has been a popular post since I first wrote it a couple of years ago and it came in #4 on our list this year.  What can you add to my 16 Things that Moms of Boys Know?

Moms of Boys

#3 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pancakes

Who knew that these “Turtles in a half shell” would be SO popular!  We love Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and we love pancakes so naturally we put them together to make TMNT Pancakes!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pancakes

#2 Mother and Son Date Ideas

I love spending one-on-one time with my boys and these Mother and Son Date Ideas are fun ways to inspire you to take the kids out (or in) on a date.

Mother and Son Date Ideas

Drum Roll…….

Our #1 Post of 2014 was:

Star Wars Snowflakes

These Star Wars Snowflakes were shared thousands and thousands of times and come in WAY ahead of the other posts as our most popular post of the year.

Star Wars snowflakeSo now I have to know…What is your favorite post from The Joys of Boys?

Top Ten

And just in case you’re curious, here is our Top Ten Posts of 2013.

The Joys of Boys