Design for Kids Series: Design Your Own Font!

Today is a big day. Stacy and I have been dreaming up a Design for Kids Series for some time now and we are finally ready to unveil it! One of the things I love about Kids Stuff World is the wonderful curation of projects and ideas that appeal to design-minded parents everywhere. I blog over at Babble Dabble Do and am a designer by trade; I am very passionate about the idea of introducing design to kids, maybe it’s because I live and breathe design but it may also have to do with the fact that I think design is one of the greatest skills you can give a child. For a primer on design and why I think it’s so important for kids pop over to my site where I wax poetic about it!

Design for Kids | Learn about fonts and design your own font to stamp with!

To wet your creative appetite here is a preview of the fields of design we will be introducing you and your children to in this series:

Graphic Design
Transportation Design
Toy Design
Landscape Design
Product Design
Textile Design
Fashion Design
Furniture Design


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Loving the summer styles at H&M this year!

Summer Capsule Wardrobe from H&M

We all know being a mom is a full-time job. Add in all of the roles and commitments we take on and we really do need a powerhouse wardrobe. Something capable of taking us straight from the gym, to the park, to a client meeting, and then out to dinner … on a budget. The… 

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Share your snapshots of motherhood and connect with other moms on Instagram by using the hashtag #momsoninstagram

What motherhood looks like

You guys all know what a huge Instagram lover I am by now … but I wonder, do you love it just as much too? It is easily my favorite way to share snapshots of my day and little glimpses of what motherhood truly looks like. It’s different for each of us and messy on… 

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#SimpleThingsSunday - a photo community devoted to capturing life's beautiful moments

Simple Things: Peaceful Sunday

“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I’m so lucky to be a part of a community that sees life as such a beautiful thing. These inspiring photographs filled… 

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Candy and sprinkles!

26 Ways to Make Pudding More Fun

Did you know National Chocolate Pudding Day is this month? 26 June to be exact … and that sounds like a delicious holiday worth celebrating to me! In honor of Chocolate Pudding Day, we put together this list of 26 ways to make pudding more fun. Pudding tastes delicious all on it’s own, but you… 

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Simple Summer Meal Ideas for Busy Families

Simple Summer Meal Ideas

It’s our last week of school here in Texas and it’s jam-packed with events and activities and all sorts of things that will keep us busy all day and leave me without much time or energy to spend in the kitchen. On weeks like these, I revert to simple summer meals. Think tacos or tostadas,… 

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Preview to a Simple Summer

Just 5 more trips to school before all of our days look a bit like this. We’re planning for a very simple, laid back summer full of all the things childhood memories are made of. I can hardly wait. We’re got lots of fun ideas and activities to share with you throughout the season and… 

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Sweet Summer Styles for kids curated by Kids Stuff World from Children's Place

Affordable Summer Clothes for Kids

1 / 2/ 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 I know I am not the only mom whose kids have grown a foot since last summer. To remedy our “no-pants” situation, the folks at The Children’s Place were kind enough to send a gift card… 

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A week's worth of gluten free meals for the whole family

Gluten-Free Meal Ideas

GLUTEN-FREE MEAL IDEAS Monday Greek Salad w/ Grilled Chicken We’re taking the kids out to lunch today which means we won’t feel like eating much for dinner. I’ll make a big, tangy greek salad and use the leftovers to make lunch with all week. If you’ve never made your own greek salad, here is a… 

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Simple Things Sunday -- These are the moments worth celebrating

These are the Simple Things

I like to take a little time on Sunday to reflect on the week that has passed and prepare for the week ahead. Going through the photographs shared by the #SimpleThingsSunday community has become such a special part of my ritual. These photographs weave together a story of life and love as could only be… 

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Love the weekly meal plans on this site!

Weekly Meal Plan: May 19-25

We worked hard and played hard this weekend. School is winding down and after school commitments are speeding up. We have a busy week ahead and it may be hard for us to all get around the table at the same time. When our schedules get hectic like this I revert to tried and true… 

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