Drawing Games

I’ll never forget the first time I realized my toddler has actually drawn a… thing. Since then, I’ve been tracking down fun ways to help her get creative and practice her hand-eye coordination. It’s never too early to prep her for epic video game nights, right? Here are a few of our favorites drawing games. … More Drawing Games

Why Pinterest?

Why Pinterest? For crafters: to create. For foodies: to find. For travelers: to dream. For procrastinators: to ponder. For type A’s: to organize. For (most) men: to gloriously roll their eyes. Granted, Pinterest has its dark side, too. I’ve heard many a mom complain that Pinterest’s entire existence aims to disprove their worth with its mocking treasure trove … More Why Pinterest?

DIY Dollhouse

Parents with young kids know: There will be stir-crazy days. And on those days, your child’s least favorite thing to play with will be all of their toys. That’s exactly what led to this DIY dollhouse. So, if your kid is clamoring for a dollhouse, but you don’t want to spend a lot of dough on something they’ll … More DIY Dollhouse

DIY Wall Art

What do you get when you combine these? I wasn’t sure, but I had a blank wall in my guest bedroom and two blank canvases daring me to find out. Time for some DIY wall art. Care to join me? Here’s the step by step.

Thanksgiving Crafts

Entertain guests and show your appreciation with these “thankful” Thanksgiving crafts. Best of all, they’re so easy, even your little pilgrims can help. 1. Grateful Napkin Rings Cut strips of paper, decorate, and write things you’re thankful for. Then simply glue, staple, or tape the ends together to create a napkin ring. This can make … More Thanksgiving Crafts

Top 3: Blogs for Moms

Welcome to my new “Top 3” feature. Today, I’m highlighting three of my favorite fun (and helpful) blogs for moms. In the future I’ll cover books, video games, board games, TED Talks, crafts, and whatever else suits my (and your) fancy. So let me know what you’d like to see! Please note that I have … More Top 3: Blogs for Moms

DIY Toys

Check out my “Inspiritivies” board on Pinterest for a grab bag of DIY toys and activities to try with your tot. Here are a few of my favorites: