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10 San Francisco Family Activities

10 San Francisco Family Activities

We found plenty of San Francisco family activities during our summer trip down the West Coast. We enjoyed visiting the Exploratorium and strolling down Pier 39; just a few of our top picks for experiencing San Francisco with kids.

8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

8 Budget-Friendly Pacific NW Family Travel Destinations

Traveling with young kids? This summer we took a family trip down the West Coast. Here are some of our favorite stops in Washington and Oregon that were fun, inexpensive, and memorable for us to visit with kids.

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

Mount St. Helens Ape Cave & Lava Tubes Family Visit

We love exploring new places with our kids and we always try to travel in a way that keeps the kids happy and maintains regular schedules and nap routines. When we planned our summer trip down the Washington, Oregon and California coast, my husband spent quite a lot of time researching interesting family-friendly travel destinations along the West Coast. Here are the highlights from our family visit to the Mount St. Helens lava tubes and Ape Cave in Washington State.

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Mermaid-Inspired Crafts & Activities

Mermaid-Inspired Crafts & Activities

Girls love pretending to be mermaids. Mermaids have been trending in the form of dolls, mermaid tail blankets, room decor and even cookies! Here are some fun ideas for all girls who love mermaids!

Sensory Glitter Cloud Dough Kids’ Activity

Sensory Glitter Cloud Dough Kids’ Activity

Homemade glitter cloud dough is squishy and fun to stretch and mold. It’s not salty like play dough so it won’t dry out little kids’ hands. We made fun sparkly cloud dough with just 3 main ingredients!

Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is all about celebrating dad and it’s fun to treat your dad to a few surprises too! Even if your dad seems to have it all, you can always find a special way to celebrate all he does for you! Here are a few Father’s Day gift ideas he will love.

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Mealtime Tips for Picky Eaters

Mealtime Tips for Picky Eaters

Do you have a picky eater? Sometimes it’s about all a mom can handle to get a child to eat their lunch. When kids go through stages of picky eating, parents can use simple strategies to encourage their kids to eat healthy food.

Vancouver Aquarium Family Trip Destination

Vancouver Aquarium Family Trip Destination

This spring we had a chance to visit the Vancouver Aquarium in Canada. My kids had a lot of fun learning about many different sea creatures and observing a wide variety of fish and marines animals up close!

Mermaid Bedroom Redesign & Awesome Bunk Bed Solutions

Mermaid Bedroom Redesign & Awesome Bunk Bed Solutions

My daughter loves all things mermaid. She’s dressed up as a mermaid for Halloween for 3 out of 4 years of her life. She loves mermaid tea parties, mermaid activities, mermaid coloring pages; anything that has a girl with a tail. So of course she wanted a mermaid room when it came time to sell her little sister’s crib and update our girls’ bedroom. I kept our kids’ bedroom redesign pretty simple and I’m excited to share our fun kids’ mermaid themed room with you! We also discovered two products for use with our kids’ bunk beds that have quickly become must-haves; The Shrunks inflatable bed rails and QuickZip sheets! Read on to discover why these products make life with a bunk bed so much easier!

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Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

A 2-year-old birthday is a big deal. We recently celebrated our little ones second birthday with cupcakes, twinkle lights, fairies. a tiny birthday cake that my daughter helped me decorate during nap time, and pretzels dipped in candy melts!

Spokane Children’s Museum Interactive Activities for Kids

Spokane Children’s Museum Interactive Activities for Kids

Looking for something to do with kids in Spokane, Washington? Visit the Spokane Children’s Museum, city parks splash pads and fun attractions such as the city carousel and family-friendly Manitou Park filled with seasonal flowers.

Goldenberry Pancakes & Magical Amulet Craft

Goldenberry Pancakes & Magical Amulet Craft

If your kids have ever watched the Disney show Sofia the First, you probably know all about Princess Sofia, Princess Amber and Prince James. This royal sibling trio go on many adventures and get into lots of mischief with their bunny pal Clover and other animal friends. One episode of Sofia the First specifically stood out in my daughter’s mind when we made “breakfast for dinner” the other day. My 4-year-old requested Sofia the First Goldenberry Pancakes, which Princess Sofia makes to celebrate her adopted twin siblings Amber and James’ birthday.  Of course to properly enjoy Goldenberry Pancakes, she had to dress up as Princess Sofia and make her own magical amulet.

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Go Green in the Nursery

Go Green in the Nursery

Easily go green in your nursery by using cloth diapers and wipes instead of disposable, cleaning with Eco-friendly cleaners, and not wasting the last bit of your skincare products and lotion bottles.

Oregon Coast Family Vacation with Kids

Oregon Coast Family Vacation with Kids

We loved adventuring on the Oregon Coast and exploring places like Newport, Tillamook, and Bandon. The Oregon Coast turned out to be a wonderful vacation with lots of activities to do with young kids and babies!

Fabulous Coco & Kiwi Sydney Diaper Bag

Fabulous Coco & Kiwi Sydney Diaper Bag

Coco & Kiwi was founded by a mom entrepreneur with the mission of providing smart products with easy clean up. They offer beautiful diaper bags, practical toddler training pants and waterproof seat liners, each defined by the slogan “Messy Baby, Happy Mom”! Our review moms Katie and Amy had the opportunity to review this gorgeous high-quality Sydney Diaper Bag in Jade and Amber. We are excited to share with you our favorite features of the Coco & Kiwi Sydney Diaper Bag, which is also a Green Scene Mom Award winner!

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