Turning Your Home Into A Safe Haven: Tips For Parents — simple Ula

We all want our homes to be safe havens, but it becomes increasingly important to create a secure sanctuary when you have children. As a parent, your number one priority is keeping your child safe and making sure they’re happy and content. Providing a comfortable, serene environment is key. If you’re expecting, you’ve recently welcomed […]…

8 Ways To Decorate The Kids’ Thanksgiving Table By Rachel From Everyday Mom Life

8 Ways To Decorate The Kids’ Thanksgiving Table The Everyday Mom Life The kids’ table can feel like an afterthought for a lot of people because you might think the kids don’t care. However, my kids always love when I make something a little more special for them and my daughter has even started looking…

Do You Remember May Basket Day? – Spring Traditions

http://www.countryliving.com/life/news/a35407/do-you-remember-may-basket-day/ Country Living : Do You Remember May Basket Day? Back in simpler times, people rang in the first of May with a particularly charming and elegant tradition: According to a report by NPR, they would take all the flowers that they had gathered at the end of April’s showers, arrange them in pretty paper along with some…

Celebrate history with May Day basket tradition – Edina Historical Society

http://www.edinahistoricalsociety.org/blog/celebrate-history-with-may-day-basket-tradition Edina Historical Society: Celebrate History With May Day Traditions  Children give to grownups, instead of the other way around. On almost every other holiday,only the child receives gifts; they don’t get to experience the true joy of unselfish giving.  My kids love giving the baskets to the neighbors as much as they enjoy getting candy from them…

May Baskets Craft Idea

http://www.theideabox.com/May_Baskets.html Use brightly colored construction paper to make baskets by cutting the paper into triangle shapes. Roll the triangles into cone shaped baskets and glue or tape together, finish by adding a strip of construction paper to make a handle. Fill the basket with left over Easter grass, then add fresh flowers the children pick…

The Cutest DIY May Day Baskets to Celebrate May Day! : Skip To My Lou

https://www.skiptomylou.org/10-simple-may-day-baskets-to-celebrate-may-day/amp/ Skip To My Lou : 10 Simple May Day Baskets To Celebrate May Day    Make simple May Day Baskets with over 10 how to tutorials.  So grab some supplies and get ready for fun!  This is one of our most loved family traditions!  It is super easy to Celebrate May Day with these easy to make May Day…

Charming May Day Baskets

Handing out May Day baskets is a charming and gentle activity for children and adults. It’s a tradition that Louisa May Alcott wrote of in “Jack and Jill” (Chapter 18):
“The job now in hand was May baskets, for it was the custom of the children to hang them on the doors of their friends the night before May-day; and the girls had agreed to supply baskets if the boys would hunt for flowers, much the harder task of the two. Jill had more leisure as well as taste and skill than the other girls, so she amused herself with making a goodly store of pretty baskets of all shapes, sizes, and colors, quite confident that they would be filled, though not a flower had shown its head except a few hardy dandelions, and here and there a small cluster of saxifrage.” (a type of herb called Greater Burnet