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One Cool Thing: A Baby Carrier That Checks All the Boxes

Selecting a baby carrier can be a daunting task for any new parent, especially once the realization sets in that there are several types to consider. This new one from Ergobaby checks all of our boxes.

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Portland-Inspired Halloween Costumes Your Kids Will Love

Check out this list of Portland inspired costumes for Halloween this year!

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Christmas Is Over. Or Is It?

Just because it’s December 26th doesn’t mean Christmas is over. Some Christmases seem to last forever. Here’s a look at some of the ways Christmas can linger.
Christmas the week after Christmas. Didn’t get the cards and packages into the mail?…

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How Reading Builds Resilience in Kids

“Children often connect to examples of young characters in plots who are grappling with relatable and relevant issues but in unique settings or fictitious times. Here is our go-to list of resilient-inspiring books.”

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DIY Desk Accessories That’ll Bring Cheer to Your Work Space

Whether you’re working from the kitchen table or a desk that seems to have magically appeared in your bedroom overnight, these cute projects will help make it feel special.

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47 Things to Do during This Very Weird Summer

“To help myself feel better (and maybe you too), here’s a huge list of things we can do this summer, even if we’re hanging out with friends a lot less than we wish to be.”

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10 Virtual Portland Kids’ Concerts & Storytimes to Stream Now

Don’t stop movin’ and groovin’. Portland families can get down with these virtual concerts and storytimes. Stream them now!

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Austin Kids: These Virtual Events Are for You

Museum activities, story times, honey bees and more!

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Art supplies

It’s Time to Craft! Michaels Is Now Offering Same Day Delivery

Now you don’t need to wait days or even weeks for your order to arrive.

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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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Craft supplies

Make 100 Different DIY Projects Using Only 10 Items from Michaels

If you have these ten items on hand you can keep your kids crafting for days on end.

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Here’s How to Crochet Your Own Baby Yoda

Can’t find a Baby Yoda toy? Make your own.

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Easy DIY Frankenstein’s Monster Costume

Today is National Frankenstein Friday and this DIY (last-minute) costume will have your Franken-kid ready for occasion in no time.

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Eerie Entry: How to Turn Your Door into a Monster

Monster Day, you say? You and your little monsters will love this easy tutorial that will have you living with a (friendly) monster at home in next-to-no time.

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D.C.’s Must-See Summer Concerts for Families

This summer, the family-friendly concert scene in the D.C. metro area is on fire. Here are some of the shows you should save-the-date for.

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7 Ways to Get Creative That Won’t Ruin Your Home

Ditch the glitter and slime for these low-mess activities that are guaranteed boredom-busters.

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Pixar’s Latest Short Has a Powerful Message & We Are Loving It

This Pixar film weaves a powerful message—and we’re hooked.

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Yes, Tiffany & Co. Really Sells $1,650 LEGO Bricks Made of Sterling Silver

The best building bricks ever, or at least the most expensive.

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Living Kindness: Make a Good Deed Advent Calendar

Today is Giving Tuesday and this take on an advent calendar is easy to make and more meaningful than chocolate. Really.

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We’re Pretty Sure This Mom Wins for Best DIY Halloween Costumes Ever

Seriously, this mom’s homemade costumes are total DIY #goals.

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YouTube Kids Goes All Out for Halloween with New Specials & More

Get into the Halloween spirit with tricks and treats from YouTube Kids.

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This World Leader Made History By Bringing Her Baby to Work—at the U.N.

Working motherhood wasn’t about to slow down this world leader.

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How to Talk Like a Sailor (without Swearing)

Today is National Maritime Day. Thanks to this guide, your kids will soon be versed in the colorful vernacular of the sailing type: it’s G-rated though, we promise !

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Michaels

Show Your Toys”R”Us Gift Card at Michaels Stores & Get a Discount—But Be Quick

Don’t miss this opportunity to use your leftover Toys”R”Us or Babies”R”Us gift cards while you still can!

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This Mom Made Her Daughter a Disney Princess Shuri Doll from “Black Panther”

Believe it or not, Shuri from “Black Panther” IS a Disney Princess!

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This Is How One Non-Crafty Mom Is Making New Glitter Goals

I’ll be the first to admit that craftiness doesn’t come easily to me. I blame my sixth-grade social studies project. We had to make a likeness of a famous person from history, using only a styrofoam ball, a soda bottle,…

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This Advent Calendar Will Change How You Think about the Holidays

The lead up to Christmas can be a crazy few weeks: so much to do and so little time. If we aren’t careful we can lose the magic in the rush to recreate a “perfect” family Christmas, like the kind…

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The Little Hats, Big Hearts Campaign Spreads Heart Health Awareness

Here’s how you can honor babies and moms while providing awareness of heart health.

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“That’s What She Said” Is the Joke That Will Never Die for Your Kids

“It was the end of a long day, and even though I knew better, it just slipped out,” said Sharon, a 31-year-old mother of two, in reference to her recent usage of a ‘That’s What She Said’ joke within earshot…

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9 Storage Solutions for Your Kid’s Crafty Clutter

Learn how to store your child’s craft supplies in completely genius ways.

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10 Splurge-Worthy Baby Shower Gifts

Ready to splurge for your baby shower or a loved one’s? We’ve rounded up 10 high-quality high-ticket items you’ll love.

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10 Art Projects That Feature Fall Foliage

It’s time to celebrate autumn’s beauty. We raked through the web to bring you tons of ideas.

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