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Weekend Links: The Mother’s Day Edition

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Happy Mother’s Day! I hope this day finds you surround by love, family, and relaxation.

Happy Mother's Day

As usual, during my weekly on-line travels, I have happened upon some great, fun, and inspiring stories from fellow bloggers. So in honor of Mother’s Day, here’s some of my top picks:

The Magic Craft Box is a seasonal delivery of 4 magical craft kits for you and your children to co-create beautiful handmade treasures. They have a simply delightful Summer Magic Craft Box right now.
Magic Craft Box
What’s in the 2013 Summer Magic Craft Box?
1. Make a magical Fairy Garden with moss and toadstools and other enchanting treasures.
2. Make a beautiful wooden flower press
3. Make a pressed flower necklace… your child will love to wear her/his own creation or, s/he’ll delight in gifting it to you!
4. Make wonderful felted soap nuggets
The Magic Craft Box
The Summer Magic Craft Box is available for purchase HERE.
Also Kite Readers has wonderful Mother’s Day Cards.


Mother's Day eCards

We LOVED this Tissue Paper Flowers for Mother’s Day and Spring craft tutorial from the amazing Suz Lipman at Slow Parenting.

Tissue Paper Flowers

Our friend Shannon Kinney-Duh from A Free Spirit Life has a gorgeous course coming this summer called Mothering With Heart. AND there’s a special Mother’s Day discount as well!

Loving fully, finding beauty in the struggle, embracing your intuition, expressing your creativity, being aware of your children’s changing needs, making space for what matters most to you, and building the courage to live your authentic life  – that’s what mothering with heart is all about.

Mothering With Heart

Sparkle Crafts also has a  fun mother’s day trivia jar! Get the details and the templates for this great gift idea HERE.

MOther's Day Trivia Jar,,,..000,3









And lastly, what better way to spend time with mom than to be outside together. We feel this should be a “year-around” thing as well, not just something reserved for Mother’s Day.

With that in mind A Natural Nester has created this amazing At Home Summer Camp eCirriculum and this on-line ecurriculum is your guide to a fun, affordable summer spent exploring your own backyard. This will be coming in very handy for parents since school will be ending just within a few weeks!

The At Home Nature Camp

This 8-week eCurriculum is packed with ideas and inspiration to keep kids engaged and happy all summer long. It offers 8 kid-approved themes with outdoor activities, indoor projects, arts & crafts, recipes, field trip ideas, book & media suggestions, and more.

The e-curriculum available for download on May 20th, is a full-color PDF that can be read on a computer screen, tablet, or printed out. Designed for children ages 5-11, it is fun and easily-adaptable for all ages! May 20th will be here before you know it. Go HERE to Register and save your spot at “Summer Camp” ASAP!

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