Sometimes theatrics help at the table. Some parents opt for imitating a choo choo train, but the airplane feeding maneuver is the classic. No, you don't need an airplane-shaped spoon to have success with this feeding gambit, but, hey, it's fun.
Well, it was 104° here yesterday, so I'm ready to fire up some water play. Instead of just turning on the sprinkler, though, I'm looking at some fun water games that will engage the kids for hours. Check out these fun water activities.
It's time to channel your inner Roy G. Biv! Catching a glimpse of a big rainbow - or a double rainbow if you're super lucky - is always hit or miss in the summer. It may be the right season, but the timing isn't always right. So, help your kids discover the science behind rainbows with these toys and tutorials.
Are you dreading the car ride to grandma's house next month? Already planning ahead to what toys and kid gear you'll want and need to pack? Here are some DIY toys that are compact enough for the car, but entertaining enough for those crazy moments, when you really, really need something to entertain the kids.
One of my favorite parts of summer with my kids is indulging in old timey Americana-style games, like hopscotch or croquet. Never before have we been able to play skee ball at home, though; it always required a trip to the arcade. Until now!
I remember the sound of plastic wheels thundering down the driveways of my neighborhood growing up. There were the kiddie parades filled with low to the ground big wheels decorated with streamers and ribbons, and the races between the neighborhood kids. Big Wheels were such an inherent part of my childhood, what about yours?
To save money for a down payment, Heather and her boyfriend lived in her mother's garage-turned-studio apartment. They did manage to clean it up from this before, and transform it into a gorgeous space!
We've seen parents transform all manner of furniture into play kitchens for their kids. Griffin lucked out when she found this piece at a thrift store. To transform it into a play kitchen for her daughter, Frances, she didn't need to do any structural work - just add bits and bobs, you know, the fun stuff.