• Teach the Habit of Giving Back Early

    It’s the start of a new school year and the perfect time for the family to gather around the dinner table and discuss their plans for giving back during the school year. Little kids love to help so why not start them early. Dedicating time and community support during the school year is something we
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  • How to Maximize Kids Fall Clothes Shopping

    It’s that time of year. Our kids are back at school or close to it, and it can get expensive, even for the preschool and kindergarten crew. Between a long list of school requests and fees tied to almost every activity your child wants to “try,” the budget for clothes can get tight. We surveyed
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  • Four Easy Dinners on Hot Summer Nights

    The dog days of summer are quickly approaching and if you’re like us, heating up the house at dinner time isn’t something we like to do. We tasked our four Zoonicorn pals to find a tasty summer meal they think our blog readers, and their kids, would enjoy eating at dinnertime. Upside Down Taco Blow
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  • Fun Ways for Kids to Learn Over the Summer

    Schools out and it’s time for everyone in the family to relax and take in the long, hot summer days, but according to the National Summer Learning Association, on average, kids lose 2.6 months of math skills over summer break — some lose even more. Young learners lose, on average, a month or more of
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  • Creating a Scavenger Hunt at Home

    Scavenger hunts are a fun way to keep kids busy over the summer. They are easy to organize and even easier to play.  They don’t have to be relegated to the house either. Scavenger hunts can be organized for the yard, around the block or throughout the neighborhood depending on the age of your kids.
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  • Getting Back to Parenting Basics

    Once you have kids it’s easy to think you know it all.  No matter how top-notch a parent you are, sometimes it’s good sometimes to get a refresher on the basic guidelines of positive parenting, no matter how many kids you have. We often reference Parenting 101, which is packed with excellent advice. If you
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  • Read Me A Story

    “Read me a story.”  Kids are obsessed with stories. And how great is that? Whether you like to read, or re-read, a favorite book to your kids, reading and telling stories to your kids can both ignite a passion for reading into adulthood and help teach your kids important lessons right now. Making up a story
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  • Zoon-aments Take the Holidays by Storm

    Deck the halls with magical shimmer and sparkle this year. This DIY Zoonicorn-ament is not only adorable but one of the easiest holiday projects you’ll take on this season. Be sure to go easy on the glitter though – you’ll find it for months to come otherwise. Materials Needed: Glass Ornaments Glitter Molding Clay Hot
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