Happy New Year! Today I thought it would be fun to feature the BEST parenting, education, and craft posts of 2015 – both from my own blog and many of my favorite bloggers. I’ll share my list first, and then you can find those from my blog friends below. Click on the post titles to visit the featured articles.
The Best Parenting, Education, and Craft Posts of 2015
These ten popular posts were all published in 2015!
My two-year-old kept running over to the computer and pushing the beautiful power button. NOT good when I am editing photos for clients or working on blog posts! Thankfully, Sugru solved this problem – for other parents, as well!
My kids love using straw weaving looms, and so do I. They are easy to make, and the weaving goes quickly, so I knew I needed to share this weaving method with my readers. It was a hit!
There are a lot of different ways to make string art. Emma received a couple kits for her ninth birthday, and this one was the best we have seen.
Galileo Camps knows how to sponsor a post! I think this post was primarily popular because of the wonderful free activity downloads provided by the sponsor, although a fun video may have helped.
At first glance, tantrums and meltdowns are similar, but it is incredibly important to distinguish between the two! A child throwing a tantrum is testing limits, while one in meltdown mode is overwhelmed and needs support. Can you tell the two apart?
School can be stressful! I shared some of my children’s favorite ways to decompress after school. Taking a little bit of time to relax can transform the rest of the day!
I rarely accept guest posts on my site, but Nina is one of my favorite parenting bloggers and I had to say yes. I’m glad I did; this post clearly resonated with my readers! Check out her book, Parenting With Purpose!
I realized on my flight to Boston with the kids this summer that I have flown more than 40 times with babies, infants, toddlers, and older children. I share my top tips for flying with children in this post.
Do you have children who struggle to self-soothe and recover once upset? Here are some activities that can help.
Coding is a very popular educational skill to have right now! This STEM themed craft is a wonderful introduction to the world of computer programming.
What were your top posts in 2015? Here are some from my friends:
Each blogger was only allowed to share ONE post – in one of the three categories.
Here are the best CRAFT posts
Here are the best EDUCATION posts
Here are the best PARENTING posts
You can find all of these posts – each blogger’s absolute best – on this board for easy repinning:
And the best posts of 2013: