Long sweaters, leggings, tall boots, changing leaves and pumpkins. All the pumpkin. Sounds glorious, no? I am ready. 🙌🏻 I love me summer, really I do, but I cannot turn off my excitement for Autumn. It’s just a beautiful time of year and I look forward to it most out of all the seasons.
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Whenever I see a bright pink box arrive in the mail, I run into the house like a kid and rip it open. The latest POPSUGAR Must Have Box to hit my door step was full of sun, fun, and playful items. If you’re not familiar with POPSUGAR’s monthly subscription box, it contains full-sized items handpicked by the editors and founder of POPSUGAR.
When you have young kids like I do, there comes a point where you learn their threshold for activities. For example, no more than two errands in a row or someone will be melting down or asking for a doughnut.
When it comes to parties or events I’m planning I prefer to use paper invitations. Mostly, because I like to design the cards and because whether people will admit it or not, I think they still feel special receiving mail. My 5-year-old daughter LOVES getting mail. So much so, that she carries catalogues with her name on it around like they’re her favorite doll.
Coloring has been a great way to pause my day and get creative. I’m not talking about grabbing your child’s Crayola box with one of their cartoon character coloring books, though. I’m talking about getting your OWN art supplies that could run circles around a crayon.
If you don’t mind your kids staying up a little later, why not have some after-dark fun? So, break out the batteries and the flashlight and get ready to hear some squeals and giggles with these three outdoor activities.
I recently read a book by Dr. Stuart Shanker called SELF-REG: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life. In the book, Dr. Shanker shares practical advice for parents to help their kids engage calmly and successfully in learning and life.