My bathroom is ridiculously tiny. A very pregnant visitor once asked if she could use the bathroom. "You can try." We do have a full bath, but no room to house a baby bathtub. When my son was born 5 years ago and now with my daughter, we made do with other products suited to small homes. Here they are...
Yes, you read that right. Netflix for LEGO. I swear, we must have at least 10,000 Lego in our house. Wait, maybe 20,000. The desire for new sets never ends, but of course, the old sets are still around. Enter Pleygo, where you can rent Lego sets and then return them for new ones. Would you consider it?
Candace Jackson just wrote an interesting piece for the Wall Street Journal about luxury, over-the-top spaces for kids. It's tempting to focus on the money being spent on these elaborate bedrooms and "teen lounges," but what I find much more interesting is the reason many parents cite for creating these teen havens at home and how it may affect kids and the family dynamic.
Name: Parker (8), Monty (5) & Elliot (3) Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
My boys have recently moved in together in preparation of their sister's arrival! We gave this room a makeover to make it extra special for them, putting some fresh paint on the walls and buying new beds with matching duvets.
Sometimes vacations are about traveling to new places and exploring new cultures. And sometimes they're about relaxing, kicking back and spending time together as a family. One of the best ways to do this, especially for families with kids, is to rent a house in a lovely location. My family has been lucky enough to tag along on a few of these vacations with extended family over the past few years and this year we took the plunge and rented a place ourselves. Here are some tips for what to look for in a kid-friendly rental.