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Easter Crafts With Kids

  Happy Easter! We celebrate the Resurrection, Easter Bunny and Spring during this holiday by attending egg hunts and all sorts of outdoor events. Make a few more memories and family Easter traditions by incorporating crafts! Bunny Nose Great for Easter gifts for friends or classmates What you’ll need: Gray paint Small paintbrush Craft stick 3 white pipe cleaners […]

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Mom’s Guide to April {Baton Rouge Family-Friendly Events}

April is here, so bring on all the Spring and Easter festivities! Soak up the sun during one of the many outdoor activities or head into the cool indoors for other ways to have fun. We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in the Baton Rouge area this month and featured them here in the monthly guide. Red Stick Moms Blog maintains a […]

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Smart Art for Picky Moms

If I had $1 for every time I Googled or Pinterested (is that a word?) “creative ways to display kids’ art” I would have enough money to build an art studio on the back of my house. But since I’ve been searching furiously for free, I have to make do with my formal dining room. […]

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Mom’s Guide to March {Baton Rouge Family-Friendly Events}

March is here, along with hopes for less rain and more comfortable weather as we begin to slowly welcome in Spring. From craft activities, outdoor adventures, performances to indoor discovery experiences – there is something here for everyone! We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in the Baton Rouge area this month and featured them here in […]

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Mardi Gras Crafts with Kids

With its delicious King Cakes, dozens of parades and glamorous balls, Mardi Gras is an exciting season for the whole family. Why not add to the fun with a few indoor activities as well? Try these crafts and create your own Mardi Gras parade! Paper Plate Masks What you’ll need: Paper plate – white Colors […]

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Valentine’s Day Crafts With Kids

Happy Valentine’s Day! This holiday, while usually associated with flowers and chocolate, doesn’t have to be only for adults! Get your kids of any age involved in the fun by making love-inspired crafts, either to give as gifts or to enjoy themselves.  Paper Roll Hearts Great for Homemade Valentine’s Day cards or refrigerator art What you’ll need: Paper roll Paint, red or pink Cardstock, […]

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Sorry, Kids: I’m Not Doing Your Projects

Remember when you were a kid and had to do some crafty, themed homework assignment? I vividly remember having to create a sock puppet for my kindergarten graduation ceremony and even a family crest in the fifth grade (both of which turned out terribly because evidently my hatred for crafting goes waaaay back). You know […]

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Embracing the Family Costume

I love a good theme. From birthday parties to Halloween costumes, I love thinking about all the little details. Joel and I used to dress up even before we had an excuse a child. But after we had Judah, we became all about the family costume. That’s right–kids AND parents taking the neighborhood in disguise. […]

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