50 Kid-Friendly Jokes That Will Have the Whole Family Laughing

50 Kid-Friendly Jokes That Will Have the Whole Family Laughing

One of my favorite things to do with kids is telling jokes or have them make up their own. I'm not sure if it's because laughter from kids is so joy-giving or if it's that I just really like a good corny joke (and let's be honest, most kid jokes are). But, either way, telling some jokes with kids is usually a whole lot of fun. So, the next time you're looking to pass some time with kids, try telling some jokes from this list of 50 kid-friendly jokes that the whole family can enjoy! 

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Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

 Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

Whatever the reason or whatever her story, the single mom may not experience the celebration of Mother's Day in the same way as most mothers with partners.

She probably won't get breakfast in bed, flowers or even a gift. It's not likely that she'll get the afternoon off to have some "me" time or be told "Happy Mother's Day" from the person she created humans with. 

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Celebrate Love With These Kid-Approved Valentine's Day Traditions

Celebrate Love With These Kid-Approved Valentine's Day Traditions

I've always been a fan of Valentine's Day and not as a romantic holiday. I think it's because my parents always made it a special day for us, they made it about family and showing love to one another. I know, I know, we can show each other love any day (and we should) but I don't think you can ever go wrong with a special day that's all about expressing our love. I appreciated how my parents celebrated Valentine's Day with us and I plan to do the same with my son.

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4 Goals That Every Family Needs To Make

4 Goals That Every Family Needs To Make

I am a really big believer in setting goals and it is a habit I plan to teach my son to have. As a toddler, he may be a little young to come up with his own goals, but I still think that setting family goals is important. My family goal for 2017, was for my son and me to do one new thing a week - whether it was at home or going on a new adventure. We had so many great experiences and, as a mom, this goal really challenged me to appreciate where we live and to be a little more crafty. If you haven't set family goals, I encourage you to do so. If you have older kiddos, you can include them in the process! If not, here are some goals that every family can set. 

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How One Forever Family Came to Be

How One Forever Family Came to Be

Our adoption journey has been a little different than most people's. My husband and I didn't struggle with infertility for years before deciding to adopt. We never tried at all to get pregnant before we decided to adopt. Adoption is something I have always wanted to do- it was our first choice, not our last resort.

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52 Things To Do With A Toddler

52 Things To Do With A Toddler

On January 1 of this year, I announced on my Instagram that I was going to go somewhere or do something new with my son every week of 2017. At first, I had to be intentional about planning an outing or a new activity but eventually, it just became second nature to plan something new and fun to do. But new experiences aren't just fun and games, they are important for helping toddlers build important skills and are also great for speech development. Since we enjoyed our adventures so much, I decided to make a list of 52 things to do with toddlers in the coming year! 

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