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Creative Ways to Support Small Businesses During Coronavirus

Creative Ways to Support Small Businesses During Coronavirus

Sarah Forster

  As small businesses owners (and those they employ) around the world are facing difficult times due to the impact of social distancing, here’s a creative list of small ways we can make a big impact in helping our local businesses. We are all in this together, and the reality is that if we want the restaurants, shops, and local services we value so much to be available when things are stable again, they need our support now. Support Small Business  Help get the word out- NOW is the time to like, share, re-post and give a shout-out to all your favorite...

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The Best Tips From Parents Who Work at Home with Kids- The Coronavirus Parent Resource Guide

The Best Tips From Parents Who Work at Home with Kids- The Coronavirus Parent Resource Guide

Sarah Forster

  Hi friends, Sarah here! Now that it becoming a necessity to work from home as much as possible (with kids also at home), I thought I would share some of the things my husband and I have learned the hard way both working from home with kids for the last few years. I won’t tell you it’s going to be easy because it’s not...but there are some big things that can really help your family keep their sanity and help you get the work done you need to get done while also taking care of the needs of your...

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The Homeschool Coronavirus Resource Guide - Part One: The Big Five

The Homeschool Coronavirus Resource Guide - Part One: The Big Five

Sarah Forster

    The Big Five- The five most universally helpful tips for staying home with kids during Coronavirus Here's the deal. Homeschooling while also trying to work from home is no joke. I'm a mom who has read ALL THE THINGS (and also works from home while homeschooling), and over the next few posts, I will be sharing some of the best tips and resources across the internet to help save you time and brain cells. To start off the series, here are five big, important tips in order to lay the foundation for a somewhat structured yet peaceful homeschool life while staying at...

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DIY Cardboard Parking Garage To Go With Waytoplay Roads

DIY Cardboard Parking Garage To Go With Waytoplay Roads

Sarah Forster

  Hello! My name is Emily Limer and I am so excited to be sharing this guest post with Waytoplay toy roads today! I am a mom of 2 and a preschool teacher in North Carolina. One of the things my kids and I love to do is build things from cardboard and other recyclables that we can use to play with our favorite open-ended toys! It's such a budget-friendly way to extend play. When I saw our new Waytoplay toy roads I felt like they would be so much fun to use with a DIY parking garage. I love the flexible nature...

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One BIG Thing That Will Help You Connect With Your Kids

One BIG Thing That Will Help You Connect With Your Kids

Sarah Forster

  There’s a saying about parenting that goes something like this: “Listen to me about the little things when I’m little so that I will want to talk to you about the big things when I’m big...because to me...they have always been the big things.”  One of the things I love about Waytoplay is the beautiful story of a parent and child relationship behind why Sybren created the Waytoplay roads. He had a love of playing outside with toy cars “preferably outdoors with the wind in his hair”. When he saw that his son had inherited that passion he created Waytoplay....

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Mindful Gift Wrap for Less Waste

Mindful Gift Wrap for Less Waste

Sarah Forster

  Mindful gift-giving can go beyond just picking thoughtful and high quality gifts. This year, why not extend that thoughtfulness to the packaging as well! In an effort to reduce waste this holiday season (and for gift-giving year round), here are some creative and beautiful wrapping ideas that are a bit...out of the box!  To find even more ideas, visit our Mindful Gift Wrapping Pinterest Board 1. Use part of the actual gift as the wrapping. There are so many ways to add a fun spin to a gift by wrapping a present in...another present.  A blanket displayed in a basket, a mug filled with...

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