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Download a Delightful Children’s Quotes Mini-Book!

I’m in love with this darling little free printable from Delightful Distractions.

The book can be printed and used in a multitude of ways — you can cut it into strips to make a tiny book for your purse, cut it in half for a medium sized book, keep the pages intact for a binder, or cut each little square out to make little notes for the fridge and such to remember those quotes.

Click here to go print yours!

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Free Printable Parenting Manifesto

“Above all else, I want you to know that you are loved and lovable. You will learn this from my words and actions–the lessons on love are in how I treat you and how I treat myself…”

Here’s a lovely free printable for parents from Brene Brown, to help us remember the important things in this journey.  Be sure to check out her lovely article about it in the Huffington Post too!

Happy nearly-Friday! 

 

 

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Marble Mice!

Here’s a fun little printable craft from The Toymaker — Marble Mice!  Just print out the pattern on cardstock, cut out, and add a large marble inside. 

The Toymaker says…

These Marble Mice are fun to make and roll around on your desk. Cats love them!

What fun!

 

 

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Download 50 whimsical journal pages for free!

(Photo courtesy Evan-Amos, Public Domain)

I’m not much of a journal keeper, but I think I could be if I got to use these delightful pages from Grace is Overrated

Blog owner and artist Christie Zimmer says:

These pages were created out of a sense of delightful (and occasionally insightful) personal exploration.  They combine fill-in-the-blank journal prompts with off-kilter to-do lists with game-show-inspired lightning rounds with whatever else comes to mind.  I’ve had a great time creating them and I hope you’ll have just as much fun filling them in.  Collect them all in a binder or envelope and look back every once in a while to see all that you’ve accomplished!

The pages are absolutely delightful and could be used by moms or kids (or anybody else!) alike.  (Christie asks that her images not be reprinted elsewhere so you have to head over there to see the pages.)

Click on each page to view it and download it via Google docs.  If you have trouble printing, check out her FAQ section for troubleshooting ideas.

I think I’m going to need more ink…

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Rules for Grown Ups (Free Printable)

Here’s a lovely little free printable from Growing Play.  I love it!  Head on over to print out the PDF freebie. 

 

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A New Year’s Eve Printable

Here’s a sweet little printable to help the kiddos remember the good and plan for 2012…

Head on over to thirty handmade days to snag it!

 

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Five Fun Things

There’s been so much fun stuff catching my eye on the web lately.  Here’s some favorites you might like….

1.  Things I want to teach my children everyday:  Steph from Modern Parents Messy Kids has a great post and free printable at Bloom

2.  Dress-up wings, courtesy of Little Eco Footprints

3.  And dinosaur wings, courtesy of I’m Feeling Crafty

4.  We made our own pool noodle race track yesterday after being inspired by Home Spun Threads.  Alex loved shooting marbles down it but it turns out that one of our nutty cats had as much fun “wrestling” it when we weren’t looking and shredded it! 

5.  Lastly, recycled robots (think metallic Mr. Potato Heads) from Family Fun

And with that, I’m off to tackle a to-do list as long as the city phone book.  (Yes, magical moments are on the list!)

Wish me luck!

~Alicia

 

 

 

 

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