There is something so endearing about the simplest growth charts that you sometimes spy in homes - heights and dates ticked off with pen or pencil on a doorway or wall. But you can't take it with you when you move and you might be afraid to do it if you're a renter.Using a mirror like Breanna of Dollar Store Mom did solves both those problems. You can probably figure out how to make it yourself, but she wrote up a full tutorial and materials list. Find it at Dollar Store Mom.
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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