Do-It-Yourself

What’s Old Becomes New: Melting Crayons

How to Melt Crayons

This past weekend, the kids and I had an hour of down time on a Saturday afternoon. I quickly scanned the web for a “quick and easy toddler craft” since we didn’t have a ton of time. Pictures of repurposed crayons showed up and my kids immediately said, “We want to do that one!” So off we went! […]

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Do-It-Yourself

Seuss-Tastic Fun for your Little Ones!

Dr. Seuss-Inspired Kids Activities

If you’re like me, you introduced the magic of Dr. Seuss rhymes to your children while they were still in utero. Dr. Seuss’s birthday was last week on March 2, but you can celebrate him and his creations all year round with some of these kid-approved Seuss-inspired activities. […]

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Do-It-Yourself, Holidays

Let Love Rule at Your Gingerbread Love Shack!

DIY Gingerbread Love Shack

It’s February, and love is in the air! If you’re anything like me, you had ambitious plans for winter break, but somehow time slipped away from you (or in my case, we battled sickness for three weeks). Either way, I had planned to craft and bake with the kids, but here it is, February already […]

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Do-It-Yourself

My Own Personal Flurry!

DIY Photo Snow Globes

Brr! We’ve been struggling to stay warm (and dry) this winter here in usually-sunny Southern California, so I’ve been looking for some good indoor activities for the kiddos to keep the winter blues away! I stumbled upon a tutorial for DIY photo snow globes […]

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Holidays

Make Hanukkah Festive for 8 Nights!

Menorahs for Kids

My family celebrates Hanukkah, and as my kids are getting a little bit older, they are discovering that we live in a sparkly world of Christmas, Santa, milk and cookies, reindeer and beautifully decorated trees. This often leaves a Jewish mom thinking, “What am I to do?” […]

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Do-It-Yourself, Entertaining, Holidays

Taking the Kids Table Up a Notch

Thanksgiving Kids Table

Thanksgiving is probably one of my most favorite holidays—okay, maybe I say this about every holiday! Since having kids of my own, our Thanksgiving feast has taken on a whole new meaning (and decibel level) of its own, and we officially have a kids table in our home! […]

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