Birthday Keepsakes Blog
2016 May 04
There is no better time than Mother's Day to have little ones learn the joy of gift giving. And that the best gifts are the ones made with their own little hands. Here are some fun and easy ideas!
2016 April 19
Baby massage has multiple benefits: from improving the bond between baby and parent, to promoting better sleep. It's easy and here are some simple steps to get started.
2016 March 21
Easter is a time of love and celebration. Make special memories with your littlest family members by spending time together that you can cherish for years to come. Whether its baking, coloring or being crafty, this time will hold special meaning for them always.
2016 March 10
Erin go bragh! It’s time to put on your green and celebrate the Irish because St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. Why not enjoy the holiday with some family craft time. Here are five fun projects to bring out the Irish in everyone.
2016 February 22
Teething is a natural part of a baby’s development, but for some babies, it can make for a miserable few days for them and their parents. It is usually around 6 months when teething begins and the symptoms include: drooling, irritability, sore gums and wanting to chew on solid objects. The symptoms will last about 3-5 days and will go away once the teeth break through the gums. The good news is there are ways to help ease your baby’s discomfort. Here are five tips from Web MD and the Mayo Clinic to help get through those trying teething times.
2016 February 08
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and nothing says love more than gifts made by your children. Here are some fun crafts you can do with your whole family that can be given to grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends. But more importantly, it’s time spent together creating fun projects and precious memories.
2016 January 25
With parts of the country digging out from the recent snow storms, it is clear winter is here. Tian Tian, the panda bear from the National Zoo in Washington, definitely enjoys it.
Here are some fun, easy snow crafts to do with your family when you are done playing outside; or if you live somewhere without snow, this will bring a little winter to your home.
2015 December 22
With the kids out of school for the holiday break, you may be looking for activities to keep them busy. Popsicle sticks can provide hours of fun crafting for you and your family. Plus, they are easy to find and inexpensive. Using the sticks along with other basic supplies like paint, glue, little pom-poms, glitter and googly eyes, you and your kids can make fun decorations and gifts for the holidays.
Children immerse themselves in what they are doing at the moment and they take time to have fun. They enjoy life and we can learn a lot from them. Here are 10 holiday related activities you can do by yourself or with your children to help you release your inner child this holiday season. As a result, you will find yourself more relaxed and ready to face the grown-up holiday hustle and bustle.
2015 November 16
Go into any store and you will see that the Christmas season is right around the corner. Houses are beginning to twinkle with holiday lights, Christmas trees are going up and songs like Jolly Old St. Nicholas are popping up on the radio.
For the kids, the anticipation and excitement of Santa builds as the special day inches closer. They embrace the spirit and magic of the season and are filled with wonder and hope. Although it is unclear exactly when it began, writing letters to Santa is a tradition many children continue to enjoy and look forward to each year.