Archive | March, 2012

In Memory of Jessica – Our...

When you work 40+ hours a week with someone you get to know them well especially when they worked at your company for 23 years! The flip side of the joy of getting to know a co-worker that well, is you miss them all the more when they are gone. This past week one of […]

5 Ways To Celebrate National Wildlife...

This week is National Wildlife Week which is wonderful week to get outside with your children and teach them to appreciate nature. A child is never too small to be in wonder and awe of the wonderful world around her. Participate in the NWF Wildlife Watch Map Join others celebrating National Wildlife Week by tweeting your sightings on […]

5 Tips for Spring Cleaning with Your...

Spring cleaning can be a daunting task especially with children, but with these easy tips you and your kids can have fun while you clean! Set the mood – Make spring cleaning fun by anticipating the day and talking about how fun it will be. Have a countdown to your spring cleaning day by putting up […]

Butterfly Gardens, Crafts and Activites...

Spring gives ample opportunities for you to get outdoors with your kids to have fun and learn! In Chicago we are fortunate to have a butterfly garden right in our city! We brought our Kolcraft kids there for a field trip and completed the day with crafts and building our own butterfly garden. Today’s post […]

Build Your Own Frog Pond

The sounds of Spring are beginning (or maybe we are just a little loopy over the super Spring weather in Chicago!) and one of the sounds of Spring that we love is the croaking of frogs. We are HUGE fans of our friends at National Wildlife Federation. They have such wonderful ideas on getting outside […]