Hi, everyone! It’s Heidi, from One Creative Mommy. You’re probably not thinking about Halloween yet, but as bloggers, we’re always a little bit ahead of the game so that we can bring you lots of great ideas. A forever hit in our family is Halloween Bingo. I made my first set 20 years ago when I was student teaching in China, but I refreshed it this year with a fun new version that I’m sharing with you!
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I am a pretty independent person and I encourage my kids to be independent as well. The problem is, I am also
kind of a control freak and it’s hard for me to let them do their own thing… #thestruggleisreal. So here’s what we have been facing lately: both my two oldest (4 and 2 1/2) are big into getting dressed on their own, which is GREAT! Except when they pick the same graphic tees out of the hamper everyday and are super offended if I tell them they have to change. I needed a solution to the problem that allowed them to still get dressed on their own, while allowing me to make sure they are wearing clean, cute, matching clothing.
These free printable day of the week door hangers have been the perfect solution to our ‘organize kids clothes’ issue! I plan out all their outfits on Sunday night and hang them on the low bar in their closets for the coming week. I even made a little tag version so for younger kids you could stick the clothes in those plastic pull out drawers instead! [Read more…]
If you saw June’s black + white nursery a few weeks ago you might remember this Kind. Smart. Important. poster that I created for the room. I loved the book “The Help” (loved the movie adaptation, too.) Whenever Aibileen would tell Mae Mobley that she was kind, smart and important I would make a mental note that someday I want to tell my kids those things. I don’t know, I just loved it. So to remind myself every day, I decided to put it in big bold letters on the nursery wall! [Read more…]