Having a new baby this year? We know it can be challenging to figure out which baby essentials are needed and which are extra. We are excited to share our top picks for feeding, diapering, clothing, and setting up baby’s nursery! Also don’t miss entering our Baby Shower Essentials giveaway!
DIY slime seems to be fairly popular for kid’s sensory activities. What’s not to love? It’s squishy and colorful, and you can mix it up using ingredients you have at home and watch the magical chemistry transformation take place. Here are some fun glitter slime recipes to inspire your kids’ next science project.
Summer can be filled with lots of fun and adventures. These water safety tips shared by a father and police officer can help parents keep kids safe during family water activities. Also don’t miss our summer gear family must-haves and review of DryFins chafe-free swim trunks below!
How do your kids fill the afternoon hours? Once school is over, it can be fun to engage kids in an interactive activity rather than burn an hour or two watching Netflix. My kids are always excited about doing something creative. They would much rather play with mommy or daddy than watch a show. We try to spend quality time with our kids every day if possible and encourage them to learn new things through play! Here are some fun kid-friendly projects and activities for creative crafting and independent play.
Did you know you can make ice cream without using an ice cream maker? These ice cream mixes from The Curious Creamery allow you to make all kinds of ice cream combinations using mix-ins you have in your kitchen! Don’t miss entering our Sweet Treat giveaway!
Babies learn something new every day. They may not show evidence of their growing knowledge base until later, but every action and interaction teaches a baby something new. Babies and toddlers learn about color and textures every time they do a tactile or sensory activity. They learn new words and social interactions from their care takers. Teaching a baby or toddler new skills can be a lot of fun! Here are some interactive activities with pom poms to help babies and toddlers learn about color and size. Preschoolers can even do math with pom poms!
Do you have a hard time leaving the house with the kids, even to just run a quick errand or pick up a gift? Me too. The Baby Cubby is a unique resource that offers many of my favorite brands within a very user-friendly interface. You can even create a gift registry to share with your friends!
Summer is a perfect time for doing crafts to fill the hot afternoons, having movie parties, and sporting fabulous summer fashion! While you’re watching the new movie Trolls for the 10th time, make a cute DIY Princess Poppy flower headband or cuddle up for a family reading party.
San Francisco is known for great sourdough bread, delicious chocolate, scenic bay views and whimsical trolley cars. We were excite to experience this culture-rich city and make some memories with our young children during our summer visit. We found plenty of San Francisco family activities just along the port boardwalk! Here are some of our top picks for experiencing San Francisco with kids.
Traveling with young kids? This summer we took a family trip down the West Coast. Here are some of our favorite stops in Washington and Oregon that were fun, inexpensive, and memorable for us to visit with kids.
We love exploring new places with our kids and we always try to travel in a way that keeps the kids happy and maintains regular schedules and nap routines. When we planned our summer trip down the Washington, Oregon and California coast, my husband spent quite a lot of time researching interesting family-friendly travel destinations along the West Coast. Here are the highlights from our family visit to the Mount St. Helens lava tubes and Ape Cave in Washington State.