” I can’t eat or be near that!”

By S. Standish I have 5 people in my immediate family, 3 have severe food allergies to nuts. Its a hard thing to grasp if you don't live with someone that carries an EpiPen on them at all times, just in case! Statistically speaking in North American, around 2 kids per classroom will have a … Continue reading ” I can’t eat or be near that!”

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Top 15 80’s Movies to watch with your Grade School Kids

By S. Standish (80s child and therefore an expert in the field) Make sure that you look at parent groups for reviews and information about appropriate content and what questions it may raise for your kids. We like the resource Common Sense Media. The Goonies (1985)- A group of misfit kids set out to find a pirate's … Continue reading Top 15 80’s Movies to watch with your Grade School Kids

80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”

By S. Standish - Teacher, Mother of 3 Crazy Fabulous Boys, Entrepreneur and NEW Blogger! Here is a good list of things that you can present, when you get the infamous roll of the eyes and, "There's nothing to do!" Water Balloon Baseball - water balloons and kids foam bats…..tons of giggles and wet clothes. … Continue reading 80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”

50 Things to Do During SPRING when Kids say “I’m SOOOOOOO Bored!”

Written by S. Standish, Co-owner Try It Kids INC., Teacher, Phys Ed Specialist, Mom of 3 Boys It doesn’t matter what the age or stage yourself/your child/your grandpa, we can all use help to find awesome activities to keep our kids/selves busy and engaged. If coming up with a chore list, isn't making them happy … Continue reading 50 Things to Do During SPRING when Kids say “I’m SOOOOOOO Bored!”

Toy Hype – Fidget Spinners

A fidget spinner is a type of stress relieving toy for kids and adults alike. This trendy toy is being  sold as a distraction object for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and autism. But it's also being regulated or even banned in classrooms across the country.  A fidget spinner has a bearing in the center … Continue reading Toy Hype – Fidget Spinners