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The Family Pet You Can All Agree On (Hint: It’s a Rock)

Here’s how to add a rockin’ new member to your family in just a few easy steps.

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20 Hilarious Things Our Kids Have Said because We All Need a Laugh

Take a break from the news and grab a giggle or two.

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I Did Not Intend to Eat My Kid’s Poop, but, You Know, #MomLife & All That

“Our days at home have fallen into a predictable rhythm: Snacks, naps, and crafts keep us busy all day. Until…the incident.”

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3 Simple Board Books That Will Teach Kindness in a Powerful Way

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When deciding to have a child, my husband and I talked a lot about what we wanted for our new little one. We decided we wanted her to be kind, respectful and happy. Easy enough,…

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How to Inspire Creative Play with Reusable Household Items

Photo: Juicy Juice
April is Earth Month, but I’m a firm believer that every day should be Earth Day. Teaching your children to recycle and take care of our planet at an early age will help them continue that practice…

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Inside Fit4Mom Chicago with the Totally Awesome Awards

Fit4Mom Chicago just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Invigorating Fitness Program in Chicago. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have to…

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Sock Treasures

Bedtime at our house is filled with typical five year old antics–stalling, more time in the bathtub negotiations, tooth brushing, water drinking and the ritual of choosing the toy of honor that gets to share the bed for the night.…

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Six Whimsical Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

From Seuss-themed story times to cat inspired crafts, here’s where your Thing 1 and Thing 2 can celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 112th birthday.

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6 Ways to Help a Senior Out

Show the elderly they still matter with one of these simple ideas.

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12 Crafty Gifts That Aren’t Rainbow Looms

Give your craft time a boost with these 12 gifts that’ll get your kids creating in a whole new light.

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How to Plan a Family Yard Sale

If your kids have outgrown clothes and shoes (undoubtedly the case for any parent of a toddler) and that extra bin of toys has outworn its welcome, it may be time for a family yard sale. Getting everyone involved in…

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DIY Valentine Tips from Craft Goddess Kelley Moore

Get out the glitter and glue! Whether Cupid’s arrow has struck your sweet pea or not, a Valentine’s Day-themed craft session is a fun way to keep little ones entertained on a rainy, housebound day.
Take cues from lifestyle and…

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