Tag Archives: kids

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


How to Teach Your Kids About Sex [by Ashley LeBaron]

Kids are being exposed to sexually explicit images and conversation earlier and earlier—at school, at sleepovers, on the internet, everywhere. In fact, 93% of boys and 62% of girls view pornography before they are 18; some are exposed as early as age 8.[1] “The talk” is no longer enough. For parents, this can be frightening.… Read More


5 Halloween Breakfast Ideas

Afraid you won’t have any idea what to make for breakfast Halloween morning? Don’t fear (save that for the haunted houses) because we’ve got your back. Below are five spooktacular Halloween breakfast ideas. 1. Pumpkin Waffles The whole family will love this Halloween breakfast! Follow this recipe (click here) from Savory Nothings for moist and flavorful Pumpkin Waffles. Simply… Read More