Make the First Day of School Extra-Special For your Kids

Make the First Day of School Extra-Special For your Kids

No matter excited your child is to see their friends again or meet new teachers, the first day back to school can always cause a little anxiety. But with a few tips and some creative planning, you can dispel those first-day jitters and make your child’s return to school pleasant for both of you. Here […]

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

So, you’ve finally agreed to let your child host their first sleepover. What could possibly go wrong with a half-dozen or more children all ready to make your whole house into their new playroom, right? But, as a few seasoned parents at Mother Rucker’s Sweets can attest, it can be pulled off without a hitch with just […]

Creative Crafts to Keep your Kids Busy This Summer

Creative Crafts to Keep your Kids Busy This Summer

With summer in full swing, your kids are sure to have a lot of time on their hands—too much time. One of our favorite summertime activities for keeping the kiddos occupied is a weekly craft project. The right project can expand your child’s mind and develop his or her talents. Crafting can also introduce your […]

What to Pack in Your Kid’s Camp Care Package

What to Pack in Your Kid’s Camp Care Package

School’s out for summer, and there’s a good chance summer camp is in the near future for your kid. While they’re away making memories and learning new things, they’re going to get a little homesick—but you can nip that loneliness in the bud with a strategically planned summer camp care package. If you plan your […]

Create a Back-to-School Classroom Buffet

Create a Back-to-School Classroom Buffet

For schoolteachers lucky enough to have the help of parent volunteers in the classroom, a dedicated homeroom mom or homeroom dad can be an indispensable asset for teachers and students alike. As summer comes to an end and school starts back up, consider working with your child’s teacher to make the kids’ first day of […]