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Valentine’s Day with Kids

8 Feb

While searching for cute (non-candy) Valentine’s Day ideas for my daughter to bring to school, I came across an amazing number of adorable activities for and with your little ones to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Here are a few of my absolute favorites:

1. Love letters to your children placed into a handmade “book of notes” from the Playful Learning

Love Letters

Love Letters

2. 30 Valentine’s Day activities for kids from Tinkerlab which shows several activities that would be fun for toddlers and older kids alike.  She includes links to DIY Valentine’s Day cards, gifts, crafts, food, etc.

30-VALENTINE-Activities-for-Kids

3. Then I finally found what I was looking for – non-candy Valentines for my daughter’s school class. Check out this link from Plucky Momo for some adorable ideas for classroom Valentines.

No_Candy_Valentines

I hope you and your families have a wonderful Valentine’s Day filled with lots of love!

Valentine’s Day Love Stories

30 Jan
Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

I love reading Marc and Angel Hack Life every morning in my inbox.  In the spirit of upcoming Valentine’s Day, looked on their site for some love stories, and I  found a compilation of 60 tiny love stories that made me so happy.  I wanted to share the link with you to hopefully make you smile also. Check out Marc and Angel Hack Life or Makes Me Think to read the full article

  1. Today, my 75-year-old grandpa who has been blind from cataracts for almost 15 years said to me, “Your grandma is just the most beautiful thing, isn’t she?” I paused for a second and said, “Yes she is. I bet you miss seeing that beauty on a daily basis.” “Sweety,” my grandpa said, “I still see her beauty every day. In fact, I see it more now than I used to when we were young.” MMT
  2. Today, I walked my daughter down the aisle. Ten years ago I pulled a 14 year old boy out of his mom’s fire-engulfed SUV after a serious accident. Doctors initially said he would never walk again. My daughter came with me several times to visit him at the hospital. Then she started going on her own. Today, seeing him defy the odds and smile widely, standing on his own two feet at the altar as he placed a ring on my daughter’s finger MMT.

Read 58 other tiny love stories to make you smile at:http://www.marcandangel.com/2011/11/20/60-tiny-love-stories-to-make-you-smile/