Elf on the Shelf for the Busy Parent

Elf on the Shelf for the Busy Parent, a month's worth of ideas via Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home #ElfontheShelf #Christmas #kids

This year is going to be our first with the ever so popular, Elf on the Shelf.  To say I'm excited is an understatement.  I actually bought our elf to give our oldest as a Christmas gift for his first Christmas {yes, when he was barely 6 months old and enjoyed wrapping paper and boxes more than gifts}.  To prepare for our Elf's arrival, I've been scouring Pinterest for some ideas and wanted to … [Read more...]

Cheerio Bird Feeder Craft for Kids


This is the first summer that I feel like I need to have a "bag of tricks" to keep my oldest little guy entertained.  I find that if I have a project or two waiting in the wings for those times that he seems restless or uninterested in everything, we all tend to have a better day. My advice? Be prepared with tons of fun {and easy} summertime crafts and activities to keep those little hands busy! … [Read more...]

The Ultimate List of ABC Crafts, Activities, and Games

My biggest little guy and I have recently started doing some home school preschool lessons each week, and one of our favorite topics is learning our ABC's.  So of course, I've been checking out all of my favorite blogs for some inspiring ABC crafts, activities, and games for us to learn and play.  I was excited to put together this Ultimate List of all things ABC for our summer learning and of … [Read more...]

Ribbon Notebooks {for Summer}


With Summer vacation quickly approaching for most school aged kiddos, I thought it would be fun to create an easy and colorful ribbon notebook perfect for journaling all those fun Summertime activities your little ones love to enjoy! To make a couple of your own for your kids this Summer, you'll need: small, lined notebooks {think dollar store} colorful scrapbook paper various coordinating … [Read more...]