Cookies/Desserts

Cookies/Desserts

We did it! Cookies Whether you decide to make cookies with a mix or completely from scratch, the kids will love helping to stir the dough, roll it into balls or roll it flat and use cookie cutters. Brownies Kids like to help stir the batter, but most of all to...
Construction Projects

Construction Projects

We did it! Has Dad been looking for a good excuse to pull out the old tools? Well, if Mom’s been nagging for a project to get done for months, maybe you should start there. But if you want a fun project to start and don’t mind putting in a little elbow grease, check...
Drama

Drama

We did it! If your kids, or maybe the whole family, love to be silly and show off, try a fun night of drama! Whether you want to do a family talent night, skits, or a full-on Broadway Production, a night of laughs and fun can be a great way to bring the family...
Family History

Family History

We did it! A Family Tree For children and those new to family history, the first step is to start with a simple family tree.  That would be you at the bottom with two lines – one for your mom and one for your dad.  Then two lines from each of them for their mother and...
Family Home Evening

Family Home Evening

We did it! Start it off Right Well, this whole site is full of ideas you can use for Family Home Evening, so here’s just a few tips to get started on the right foot. Try to start each family home evening with a prayer, scripture, song, and lesson, and maybe some...
Service Meals

Service Meals

We did it! For Who? Families who… Just had a baby Have a family member who is sick, injured, or in the hospital Have had a recent death in the family May have a broken stove or are remodeling their kitchen What to Take It may be a good idea to call ahead and find out...
Service Projects

Service Projects

We did it! Be Prepared If you’re going to start a job in the yard, you should probably be prepared.  So make sure you have all of the equipment, extensions cords, seeds, plants, rocks, etc that you need before you start.  If you are doing the work as a service to...
Hospital / Hospice Visit

Hospital / Hospice Visit

We did it! Before You Go You may want to check with the hospital before you leave to find out if they have any restrictions on guests.  They may have certain hours or minimum age requirements for certain sections of the hospital at certain times of the year.  Just...
Write letters

Write letters

We did it! Personalize It Writing a letter to someone you care about can really mean a lot to the recipient, so have fun and take it a step further by personalizing the packaging!  And don’t forget a photo or two. The envelope above was created by adding a nice...
Visit Family

Visit Family

We did it! Haven’t seen Aunt Esther in a while? Are the kids missing their favorite cousins? Visiting family for vacation can be a great way to get out of the house, see new sites, and have fun. Just don’t forget the camera! Map Your Route At http://beta.mapquest.com/...
Grocery Shopping

Grocery Shopping

We did it! A trip to the store doesn’t have to be boring and it doesn’t have to be “Mom’s job”. Bring the family and make a day of it. Let the kids pick out nutritious treats that they will actually eat. Teach the kids about compromising and cooperation. Before You Go...
Library & Reading

Library & Reading

We did it! Reading to Infants? Yes, you can start reading to your children as soon as they’re born.  According to aplaceofourown.org, babies start to learn language through the intonations and inflections of your voice. Which Books to Read Here is a link to find AR...