10 DIY Shark Toys for Shark Week

10 DIY Shark Toys for Shark Week

Get your kiddos excited about watching Shark Week with you! These shark toys are sure to stoke their enthusiasm for watching a week of shark-themed nature programming. Or at least entertain them while you have a cup of coffee and sneak in a little Shark Week goodness, right?

5 Back to School Tips for middle schoolers

Back to School Tips for Middle Schoolers

Middle school is a world of its own! Kids are transitioning away from being a little kid, dealing with hormones   Read More »

DIY Cardboard Sewing Machine Toy

Make a Cardboard Sewing Machine

My son Darrol Henry is obsessed with my sewing machine. He’s only 16 months, so his idea of playing with a sewing machine involved banging on it and pulling on parts that maybe he should not pull on. This DIY cardboard sewing machine from Little Red Window looks like the perfect way to let him take that toddler energy out on something a little more age-appropriate. Maybe without the faux needle, until he’s a little bit older.

Backyard mini golf

Summer Fun Idea: Backyard Mini Golf

Are your kids “so bored!” yet? It seems like there’s a point in the summer where kids just can’t figure   Read More »

10 Dress Up Box Ideas for Boys and Girls

10 Dress Up Box Ideas for Boys and Girls

Do your kids get restless on rainy summer afternoons? A stocked dress-up box is a great way to prompt some creative play and redirect all of that rainy-day energy. Here are some ideas to help you build up a nice little dress-up box stash with homemade and thrift store goodies.

Whipped Green Tea + Coconut Moisturizer

Make Whipped Green Tea + Coconut Oil Moisturizer

This recipe for whipped coconut and green tea moisturizer will blow your mind. Or at least, it blew my little mind.

Back to school tips for your 4th and 5th graders

Back to School Tips for 4th & 5th Graders

Do you have a 4th or 5th grader about to go back to school? You might wonder how you can   Read More »

DIY Face Paint Recipe

DIY Face Paint Recipe

I have a confession to make: I had a full face paint kit even before I had children. I may   Read More »

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden on a Budget

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden on a Budget

We’re in the dog days of summer now, and your garden might be looking at little bit…well…sad. Super hot days are tough on your plants, and your garden might need a bit of sprucing. Here are some ways to make your summer garden as inviting as it was when you planted everything in the spring.

Star and Cloud Mobile

Make a Star and Cloud Mobile

Cute mobiles are such a fun way to deck out your nursery, but they can be pretty pricey. When we were doing my son’s space-themed nursery, I kept seeing mobiles in the $50-$60 range! No, thank you! Moonfrye shows you how to make a cute, simple mobile out of felt and driftwood.