WEEKLY FAMILY TRADITION: Start An Early Graduation Gift!
Get an envelope, write your child’s name and “Do Not Open Until Graduation.” Each year at a specific time (birthday, holiday, specific date) write a letter to your child, telling them about the past year in their life, how much you love them, and any other important stuff. Add a set amount of $$ to the yearly envelope. On the 17 or 18 days leading up to graduation give your child one letter a day. Your kids will get 18 years of awesome letters plus a great graduation gift!
More info here: http://ow.ly/zFRnW
Thanks ‘Two Naps by Noon Blog’ for this awesome idea!
Advances in drug treatments approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are giving the 3.2 million Americans with chronic hepatitis C a chance at a longer, healthier life. That’s welcome news for baby boomers, a generation that makes up three of four adults with the hepatitis C virus. http://1.usa.gov/1nznk4P via SocialRugrats.com
Jessie Rees Foundation is a global movement of compassionate people dedicated to helping kids fighting cancer to Never Ever Give Up! (inspired by Jessie Rees)
Our mission is to fulfill Jessie’s wish by ensuring every child fighting cancer has the support and resources they need to never ever give up.
Every day 100′s of children are told they have cancer…every one of them has a name, a story and deserves our support. No one (or family) fights alone.
We will CARE until there is a cure.
To learn more about the foundation or to offer your support, visit: http://negu.org/
WEEKLY FAMILY TRADITION: Create a Family Cookbook!
Let’s be honest, most holidays and special occasions revolve around food. And not just any food, but the homemade treats passed down and made by your family for decades. To keep these recipes and memories safe, why not collect all of your family’s favorite recipes and put them in a binder for each of your children?
Learn more here: http://ow.ly/zpoG6
Thanks to HowStuffWorks.com for this important, yet creative and fun tradition!
FREE activity FRIDAY: Chalk Dress Up Dolls
It’s creative, easy, fun and free! This will be a favorite in our house for sure.
Thanks to The Iowa Farmer’s Wife for this fun activity!