These 16 awesome playroom ideas will make you feel like a kid again. From DIY and art ideas to how to convert a nursery or bedroom into a playroom, your kids will love their new space.

Playroom Ideas Your Inner Child Will Love

Our house is very cozy (that is, tiny) and our daughter has an insane amount of energy. That’s potentially a bad combo. As we approach the colder months, our outdoor playtime will decrease, and I am ever-so-happy that we converted our dining room into a playroom earlier this year. We had to get creative with…

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Talking to Your Kids About Underage Drinking

For the past two years, I’ve been a #TalkEarly blogger with Responsibility.org. TWO YEARS! So when they asked me to finish out 2016 with a recap of my last two years, it made me realize just how quickly time flies. As a #TalkEarly blogger, I’ve had the opportunity to attend two parenting summits in Washington…

Hosting a cookie decorating party for kids can be simple. Whether you're celebrating Christmas, winter or another holiday, follow these simple ideas to keep kids from eating too much sugar. You especially want to try this frosting tip.

Cookie Decorating Party for Kids

From parties to presents, the winter season is chock full of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Whether decking the halls or frolicking in the snow, it is important that families stay healthy and hydrated amidst the chaos of the winter season. So I’m teaming up with NESTLÉ® PURE LIFE® to encourage families…

Simple Ideas to Give Back with Kids

Simple Ideas to Give Back with Kids

Every year, I work hard to find ways for my kids to actively participate in giving back. I want to raise them to be generous to others and also understand that not everyone is as lucky as they are. This year, we were stunned to hear that thousands of children across the U.S. either share…

Warm up this winter with a DIY hot chocolate stand! Wondering how to make one? It's simple, and your kids will love it. You could also use these ideas to create a hot chocolate bar for your next party. Plus, follow this delicious and simple hot chocolate recipe. Made with cocoa, almond milk, honey and vanilla - it's a great treat for kids and adults

DIY Hot Chocolate Stand

Winter is officially here, and I am not loving the cold. But I am loving the excuse to break out my favorite hot chocolate recipe and cozy up with a hot cup of cocoa. This hot chocolate is creamy and rich and full of real ingredients. When served with goodnessknows snack squares, it’s the perfect…

This DIY recycled water bottle snowman is a great winter craft activity to do with your older kids. It's a fun way to celebrate the holidays and spend time together as a family. It's also a fun activity to do with toddlers, but you'll need to plan on helping quite a bit.

Fun Winter Craft for Kids – Water Bottle Snowman

Every now and then, it’s fun to take a break from the busy-ness of life and spend a little time crafting with my older two kids. We used to spend hours at the dining room table coloring, drawing, painting and making messes. But as these two are getting older, our time creating is becoming less.…

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68 Moms (and one dad) Share What They Value Most

Special thanks to LUVS for sponsoring this post! As the official diaper of experienced parents, Luvs is always committed to providing moms and dads with value. They recognize that parenting can be difficult, so diapering shouldn’t be. As a special gift to parents, they recently introduced the new and improved Luvs Ultra Leakguard Diapers with…

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Your entire family will love these super fun and super easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids. From turkey crafts to gratitude projects these crafts for kids are perfect for the season! Tissue paper turkey Paper plate turkey hat Handprint turkeys are so simple These edible turkeys are created with apples and gummy candies Involve the kids…

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol (+ I’m in a Video!)

When my friends at Responsibility.org asked me to make a video as a #TalkEarly blogger about how to talk to your young kids about alcohol, I laughed and laughed and laughed. And then I said no. Because I don’t do videos. They feel hard. I don’t really know how to make them. And I’d have…