DIY : How to Sew a Bandana Bib

Bandana Bib Pattern

Teething is inevitable. Hooray for solid foods! But the drool that those impending chompers produce is unreal. Easier to change than a soaked-neckline onesie and more stylish than a traditional feeding bib, the bandana bib is a fresh way to keep the laundry at bay. […]


Do-It-Yourself, Room Decor

Dress Up Your Nursery with this Darling DIY Mobile

DIY Scrap Fabric Baby Mobile

Looking for a simple way to add color and texture to your nursery decor? How about making a custom scrap fabric baby mobile? When my eye caught the adorable prints of Springmaid’s new Sarah Francis Collection at Jo-Ann Fabrics, I knew they’d be perfect for dangling above the crib in this fun DIY project. […]



Make Homemade Playdough Like a Boss

Homemade Playdough Recipe

I distinctly remember the homemade playdough of my childhood—it was gritty and crumbly, it dried out way too fast, and it was super salty (yes, I occasionally sampled the goods—don’t judge). Basically, it was garbage. But today I’m here to proclaim that the DIY gods have smiled down upon our generation of moms […]



Stimulate Baby’s Senses with this DIY Geometric Mobile

DIY Geometric Baby Mobile

Parents have long known the importance of visual stimulation during baby’s early years. A gently bobbing mobile is a great way to entertain your infant and provide healthy stimulation for cognitive development. […]


Baby Showers, Do-It-Yourself

Learn How to Make this Adorable Baby Shower Gift

Baby Washcloth Cupcakes

I was recently invited to a baby sprinkle for a friend who is pregnant with her second child. As the known “crafty friend” of the bunch, I couldn’t attend a celebration such as this without having a little something up my sleeve. […]


Do-It-Yourself, Toys

This is the Coolest Playhouse on the Block

DIY Cardboard Box Playhouse

We’ve all seen it happen—the kids get a shiny new toy, and hours later we find them playing with the shipping box instead. I think that children are naturally drawn to the unfettered possibilities provided by an empty cube of cardboard. […]


Food & Recipes

This Ice Cream Recipe is Genius

DIY Healthy Banana Ice Cream

When it comes to summer snacks for my kids, I like them to be three things: quick, easy and healthy. Traditional frozen treats are loaded with sugar, and although they are quick and easy, they rank low on the health-o-meter. […]



DIY: Sidewalk Chalk “Pops”

DIY Sidewalk Chalk

The season for sunshine and outdoor play is finally upon us! School is nearly done, which means every parent could use new ideas on how to fill all those unscheduled hours. Sidewalk chalk is a great way to encourage imagination and physical activity. […]