When Mom or Dad is Bedridden: Great Ways to Keep Your Kids Quiet and Happy While You Recover

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As sad as it can be to talk about, there are times when people need to take care of a sick or invalid parent in their own home. This can cause a lot of stress and frustration, even when you have the best intentions, especially if you have children of your own. When you are taking care of a sick parent, you want them to get as much rest as they can, so you need to find ways to keep your children occupied so your parent can rest and recuperate. This seems like an impossible task sometimes — keeping kids quiet — but there are a few fun things you can do with your children that will keep them away from your resting parent.

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5 Must-Haves For Sick Day Survival Kit (& Giveaway) #SickJustGotReal

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Pfizer Pediatric Products and 20th Century Fox. Regardless, all opinions are 100% my own.

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Teach My Learning Kits – Learn Through Play 20 Minutes A Day #TeachMy #TheHoppingBloggers

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Wouldn’t it be nice to find an educational kit that includes all of the essentials needed together to start your baby learning early?

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Anki OVERDRIVE Hottest Tech Toy This Season #ChristmasFAL16

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Looking for that WOW factor under the Christmas tree? Pick up the Anki OVERDRIVE race track and then watch Christmas morning as your kids spends tons of time racing away.Anki OVERDRIVE Race Track is a high-tech upgrade from the old school ‘slot car racing sets’ and uses artificial intelligence to guide ‘Supercars’ around a track. The track itself can be assembled in minutes.

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Wet Head and Zippi Pets Perfect Playtime Fun this Christmas #ChristmasFAL16

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You may have already seen this sensational game sweeping the web in challenges and family fun everywhere. Now, add it your family time game collection this Christmas. [Read more…]

Spin & Sparkle Pet Maker Perfect Pet Maker for Christmas #ChristmasFAL16

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We all know girls LOVE Pet-themed toys. Combine that with their love for crafting and now, girls can have a sparkly good time as they spin their very own pet with the Spin & Sparkle Pet Maker!

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American Plastic Toys Inc Deluxe Beauty Salon Perfect for Your Little Princess #ChristmasFAL16

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Give your little princess her first beauty table this Christmas! With American Plastic Toys Deluxe Beauty Salon, she will adore doing her hair and pretend make-up on her on level.american-plastic-toys-inc-deluxe-beauty-salonThe new Deluxe Beauty Salon will make any budding stylists dreams come true.  This salon set includes a hairdryer, scissors, makeup and more, with working lights and a built-in sink. deluxe-beauty-salon deluxe-beauty-salon-accessories

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Animal Planet Grow Eggs Hatch ‘Ems Good Stocking Stuffer for Christmas #ChristmasFAL16

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Let’s face it, science is just all around fun. Starting kids off early can be beneficial and rewarding for your and them. These Hatch ‘Ems Series 1 Safari Eggs from Animal Planet are the perfect way to get started.
animal-planet-hatch-emsAnimal Planet Grow Eggs allow you to hatch and grow 3 different types of animals. These grow eggs will hatch when you place them and water and reveal one of three animals: a cheetah, an elephant, or a zebra. hatch-emsSimply place the eggs in water and within 24 hours, they will start to crack. Within 36-48 hours after that, the egg will hatch, revealing your animal Once hatched, simply take the animal out to play, or put back in the water directly to continue growing. Each animal comes with a fun fact card to help your little one to learn more  about their new pet. hatch-ems-zebraAs an added bonus, your purchase helps support R.O.A.R, Animal Planet’s project to make the world a better place for animals. Consider adding these to your Christmas giving list this year. With so many series and animals to choose from, your little one will spend hours watching their animal grow and learn some amazing facts about each one. They are available on Amazon for purchase.

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