Tag Archives: kids

How to Help Your Child Succeed [by Ashley LeBaron]

Helping Children Develop a Mindset for Success Children are very impressionable. Even the offhand comment can shape who they become. This can seem alarming to parents, but it is also a wonderful opportunity. As a parent, be deliberate and careful about how you talk to your children because it will influence how successful they become.… Read More



Silhouette Profile Portrait Tutorial

When my not-so-baby girl turned two this week (where does the time go?!) I made this silhouette profile portrait to capture her darling features before she grows up too fast. It turned out sooo cute, I just had to make a tutorial post on this in case other mommies wanted to DIY their own! These… Read More


10 Ideas for Teaching Kids Colors

***This page contains affiliate links. Your clicks and purchases help support The DIY Lighthouse at no extra charge to you. Even if your toddler is a smarty pants, colors might not come easily to him/her. And that’s okay! Teaching kids colors can be tough because colors are super tricky. Think about it! They may have just learned what an… Read More


10 things productive moms do before 10 am

10 Things Productive Moms Do Before 10 AM

It’s no secret. How we begin our day sets the tone for the whooole rest of day. Gain positive momentum by engaging in the activities that will put you in the mindset and pattern of success. Here we reveal the 10 things productive moms do before 10 AM. 10 Things Productive Moms Do Before 10… Read More


Fourth of July Fireworks Cheese Stick Snack

The Fourth of July Fireworks Cheese Stick Snack is the perfect kid-friendly, fun, easy, and healthy (added bonus!) snack this Independence Day. Whether you’re going to an extended family gathering, to a neighborhood party, or having a family picnic, this little treat will be a crowd-pleaser for the kids and the adults! Fireworks are a classic… Read More


20 Coolest Hammocks Ever

Guess what?… we’ve got a big list of the coolest hammocks ever! This collection includes outdoor and indoor hammocks, traditional and nontraditional, and everything in between. (Who knew you could be hammocking while kayaking or taking a bath?) Whether your style is modern, boho, minimalist, or granola, we’re sure you will find a hammock that speaks… Read More


50 Women Blogs to Follow {for the Do-It-Yourself Woman}

Being truly creative requires constant inspiration. Well, we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled an alphabetized list of 50 women blogs to follow. These women, most of whom are mothers, write about DIY, family/parenting, food, home decor, and parties & events. As your DIY captains, we feel these websites are individually #onpoint and collectively,… Read More


21 things to do on a rainy or snowy day

21 Things to Do Inside on a Rainy or Snowy Day

Tut tut! Looks like rain! Or snow maybe. If you’re a homebody when it’s cold and wet outside, these 21 things to do inside on a rainy or snowy day will lighten your mood and rejuvenate you! If you’re home alone, take time to enjoy yourself and do something cozy. If you have little ones at… Read More


5 Valentine’s Day Traditions Your Family Will Love

Valentine’s Day is approaching! Looking for some Valentine’s Day traditions to start with your family? Well. . . Roses are red, violets are blue, read the traditions below, so you’ll know what to do!   I love that there is a day dedicated to showing and telling your family and friends how much you LOVE them. While I was… Read More