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How to Raise a Maker on KMOV

How to Raise a Maker on KMOV

Check out my very first TV appearance! I was invited to show off some Maker inspiring DIY toys on Great Day St. Louis! I was terribly nervous, but Claire is such a pro she got me through it. AND Kent Ehrhardt called me Mom of the Year for my indoor catapult toy! Sweet!  KMOV.com Fun…Continue Reading

Make It: Pool Noodle Catapult

Make It: Pool Noodle Catapult

Catapults are super fun DIY toys for kids, but many versions are super hard to build. Not this one! This catapult is fun, easy and quickly built from pool noodles and rubber bands. It’s big enough for little hands to play with and soft enough for indoor play. For this project you’ll need: 2 Pool Noodles…Continue Reading

Make This: Milk Carton Fairy Houses

Make This: Milk Carton Fairy Houses

My second grader came home from school one day all excited about fairy houses. Mitch doesn’t usually get into fairies and elves, though he has been reading Harry Potter with his dad lately, so maybe that has something do with his new interest. He insisted that we head out to the yard and build one, so…Continue Reading

LEGO KidFest: Brick Loads of Fun

LEGO KidFest: Brick Loads of Fun

I took the kids to the LEGO KidFest in St. Louis and we had a blast! The festival filled up a whole football field, plus a big room in the convention center! We had four hours to explore and and play with LEGO bricks–and we could have played all day long! The kids made race…Continue Reading

How do you Treat your dog?

How do you Treat your dog?

I’d like you to meet the four-legged member of our family, Mousse. He’s a rescue dog that we scoured the internet for and drove 100 miles to pick up in Columbia, at the Humane Society shelter. Actually, it was more like 400 miles because we had to drive out to Columbia twice–once to look him…Continue Reading

Spring Clean your Car

Spring Clean your Car

Spring is here! Have you thought about cleaning out your car? I’m always afraid what I’ll find under the seats, so I let my hubby tackle this job… Here’s a few tips!   Thanks to Scion San Diego for this helpful infographic!      Love this post? Don’t miss a thing! Subscribe to get stlMotherhood in your…Continue Reading

Netflix vs Spring

Netflix vs Spring

Spring is here and it’s getting to be a problem. The nights are getting shorter and we’re actually getting a few decent days where we could go…outside. But I have movies to watch! I checked out my Netflix streaming list and found tons of stuff I’d like to watch. Things like I, Frankinstein which I somehow…Continue Reading

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