Thanks so much to Kat for submitting this video of Norwegian papa Torstein Greni proudly demonstrating how to correctly use a wrap-style sling to carry his newborn daughter. By the time I got to 1:29, my ovaries exploded out of my nose. Normally I make sure I get the consent of dads or their partners […]
Ruby is three and a half months old. This means she drools. A lot. I didn’t want to go out and spend a bunch on ugly bibs with sayings like ‘Daddy’s Princess’ on them (no offense if you’re into those) so I bought one ugly bib and then used it as a pattern to make […]
Shadowboxes and scrapbooks are excellent ways to hang on to those little items, photos and knick-knacks that we hold so dear. This kitschy, simple tutorial that I spied over at Giddy Giddy is all of those things wrapped up in one… plus it doubles as fantastic wall art! What’s so great about this project is […]
I wanted to make an all-purpose salve that would work for moisturizing and soothing both my skin and the babe’s, and wanted to come up with a recipe that would theoretically work on everything from my (soon-to-be) cracked nipples to his little bum.
I made this costume from duct tape, parts of old electronic equipment, LED Christmas lights, and dimmer switches. It was comfortable and safe, it stood up to lots of abuse and monkey-like toddler behavior, and it only cost me about 15 bucks to make. Here’s how I did it…
I didn’t really plan this project. I just thought “Hmm, what can I do with these extra scraps of fabric?” and ended up with this headband idea! Please keep in mind that I measured nothing and am just giving my best guesstimate on the sizes of things. If anyone else tries this and finds better […]
I’ve been to other onesie-decorating baby showers, and the results have often been disappointing. But as a long-time crafter, I have faith that anyone can make something adorable with the right tools and support.