How to Help Kids Hold Cards

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Today’s Mommy scoop:

  • 🥚 Egg Carton Card Holder

  • 🌿 Veggie Wrap: Fresh and flavorful

  • 🌵 Pet Cactus Rocks

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Mom Hack

Egg Carton Card Holder

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Mom Hack

Turn an egg carton into a handy card holder for your children.

Simply cut the bottom half of the carton, then make a slit in each cup.

This setup helps little hands manage their cards during games, making playtime easier and more fun.

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Mom's Mic: This Week’s Poll 🎤 

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Poll Results From 7/21

Which educational activity does your child enjoy the most?

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 Reading books (37%)

🟨🟨🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️ Arts and Crafts (21%)

🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️ Science experiments (11%)

🟨🟨🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️ Outdoor learning activities (23%)

🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️ Digital educational games (8%)

Featured Response😄 

“My sweet 15 month daughter has really been into books lately and invites (pats the floor/seat next to her) anybody to join her and then promptly hands them one of her books. Right now, her absolute FAVORITE book is Hand Hand Fingers Thumb by Al Perkins.”

- Community Mom

That is so adorable! There's nothing like the joy of seeing our little ones get excited about books – "Hand Hand Fingers Thumb" is such a fun classic! - Danielle 😊 

Mom’s Menu

🌿 Veggie Wrap: Fresh and Flavorful!

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Whip up these Veggie Wraps for a healthy and colorful meal!

They're easy to prepare, packed with fresh veggies, and customizable with a delicious herbed cream cheese.

Why You'll Love It

  • 🥕 Crunchy and creamy with a burst of freshness from assorted veggies.

  • 🌱 Perfect for meal prep, these wraps are great for a quick lunch or a healthy snack on the go.

Ingredients 📝

  • 2 large flour tortillas

  • 4 slices of Havarti cheese

  • 1 sliced avocado

  • 1 small cucumber, sliced

  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced

  • 1 tomato, sliced

  • 2 lettuce leaves

  • 1/4 cup herbed cream cheese (blend of cream cheese, Parmesan, green onion, garlic powder, and black pepper)

Instructions 👩‍🍳

  1. Spread herbed cream cheese evenly on tortillas.

  2. Layer lettuce, cheese, and sliced veggies on each tortilla.

  3. Roll tightly, cut in half, and either serve immediately or chill.

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Note 📌

These wraps are versatile! Feel free to add different veggies or proteins to suit your taste.

Full recipe here.

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Daily DIY (Kids Edition)

Pet Cactus Rocks

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Create a cute, no-water-needed pet cactus using rocks and a few simple materials!

  1. Select flat rocks and clean them.

  2. Paint the rocks green and add white designs to mimic cactus features.

  3. Glue googly eyes to give your rock personality.

  4. Place your finished cacti in small terra cotta pots.

This delightful project is perfect for a playful and creative weekend activity with the kids! 😊

The tutorial is here.

Mom’s Choice

Capture those tiny toes and fingers forever without the mess!

This Inkless Hand and Footprint Kit is a must-have for preserving precious memories. 🐾 

Safe for babies and pets, it’s the perfect way to mark milestones or create heartwarming gifts.

Inkless Hand and Footprint Kit

  • Mess-Free: Inkless touch means no cleanup, no stains.

  • Safe: 100% baby-safe and certified for peace of mind.

  • Cherished Keepsakes: Comes with quality art cards for lasting impressions.

Game

Mama Knows Best: True or False?

Parents should wait until their child is 2 years old before introducing peanut products.
(Answer below)

A) True

B) False

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Answer

B) False. Recent guidelines suggest introducing peanut products as early as 4 to 6 months to help prevent allergies, depending on risk factors and with doctor consultation.