We admit it: We all want to be the ones at the shower who hand over a gift and get the biggest "awwww..." from the crowd when it's open. Not that it's a contest. Still, if you want to put together something extra-special, it's about putting more thought into the gift than just clicking a box on an online registry. ... [More]
With all the fun my oldest daughter had making the DIY cross-stitch keychains and necklaces I found on Etsy, I can't wait to try this awesome embroidery project with her.
Summertime is serious LEGO time around here. The kids and I are always looking for novel ways to enhance LEGO play. So I'm really digging this new LEGO hack (meaning it's not an official LEGO product, but it's officially fun). ... [More]
My kids are still young enough to need me to "help" them get their Father's Day gifts, so we're usually scrambling to finish things up before Father's Day arrives. If you're in the same boat, keep reading for some great last-minute, yet still awesome, Father's Day gifts, cards, and "awwwwww" filled ideas. ... [More]
Should you be the type of parent who is actually able to wrangle the kids into assigned seats at a child's birthday party, you'll be needing placecards. These fun ideas are so much better than a folded piece of card stock. ... [More]
We love, love, love watermelon season, and why not? Sweeter than candy and just a wee bit healthier, here are some of the coolest ways to serve a watermelon at your next picnic or kid's party, that you can actually do. ... [More]
Nothing is sweeter than a Father's Day gift that really truly comes from the kids. Whether they make a card (still our all-time favorite gift), get crafty, or pick out something a little fancier, here are some fun Father's Day gift ideas "from the kids." Even if they're not the ones paying. Yet. ... [More]
For those of us in the northeast and beyond, we're in luck! Our kids are still in school, which means a little extra time to think of a thoughtful end of year teacher gift. I always love gifts that come from the whole class, which are more personal than a mere gift card, and this is such a simple, fun project for younger kids. ... [More]
I always look forward to my free online subscription to Moomah, which always has tons of fun craft ideas and other creative inspiration for parents. Today, their Father's Day issue hit my inbox and I love the two projects they're featuring.
There are great gifts for dads, and then there are the great gifts they'll always remember. This next batch of our 2013 Father's Day Gift Guide series offers up incredibly thoughtful gift ideas with heart and homemade charm.... [More]
All of my kids--yes, even the girls--love to play with toy cars, but there's only so much you can do with them, right? That's why I'm in love with this new line from Manhattan Toy that lets them unleash their creativity on all things four wheeled. ... [More]
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