Christina Morace

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Don't Use Sunscreen Spray on Your Kids!

Those sunscreen sprays may be handy, but could they be dangerous for your kids? That's the concern behind an ongoing Food and Drug Administration investigation, which is looking into whether inhaling the spray ingredients could be harmful to your health.<p>And that's why <i>Consumer Reports</i> is now …

Overscheduling Kids Could Slow Development of Problem-Solving Skills

If you ever needed an excuse not to sign up for soccer and karate and piano lessons, here it is: A new study published in <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i> suggests that overscheduling kids impairs their ability to develop executive functions. (That's a series of essential skills, including self direction, …

Moms on Call Basic Baby Care: 0-6 Months

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Walker & Laura Hunter<p>Advice from two pediatric nurse moms with over 20 years of experience and eight children between them (including two sets of twins). Who says that babies don't come with instructions? They do now!<p>Everything that modern parents need to know about caring for …

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How Fireworks Work

Dark night, bright flashes, ooooh, ahhhh….hmmmm, how does that work? Here is a collection of how those flashy bangs and pops do their thing.<p>How Stuff Works does a typically thorough job explaining the hows and whys of fireworks.<p>When the fuse burns into the shell, it ignites the bursting charge, …

He Flew a Camera INTO A Fireworks Display. I've NEVER Seen Fireworks Like This!

I've seen fireworks many times before. Sometimes from the ground, sometimes from a tall building, and even once from a boat! But I've never seen …

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The 2018 Winter Okra Picks have been selected by Southern Indie Booksellers – a season's worth of delicious reading with a Southern flavor. This …

Recipe: Red, White, and Blue Mocktail

Whip up a refreshing and patriotic summer drink for your Fourth of July cookouts, picnics, and celebrations with this red, white, and blue mocktail recipe from Manda at The Merrythought!

July 4th

Toy Wars, A Special Effects Video Featuring Two Fathers Battling One Another With Children’s Toys

“Toy Wars” is a fantastic special effects video by filmmaker Andrew McMurry of AndrewMFilms that features two fathers battling one another with …

Kids

How to Make Homemade Pedialyte: DIY Recipes and Instructions

<i>Homemade Pedialyte sure is a popular topic! If you're looking for more variations of these DIY Pedialyte recipes I wrote a follow-up post with even</i> …

Homemade

DIY Mason Jar Sun Tea

How to Crochet Party Poppers

Painted Sneakers

A little craft paint is all it takes to step up your sneakers. Use masking tape to block off sections you'd like to leave white, and paint the exposed areas, letting the seams serve as a guide. A detail brush works best on shoelace tips and narrow spaces.

Newborn Baby

• <b>Author:</b> Doris Fravert, RN<p>Baby care is powerful. Research has proved that the everyday baby care choices you make for your baby have the power to influence your baby's overall development and shape the person your baby will become—for better or for worse. The good news is that evidence-based …

Make an Ice Cream Birthday Cake

Come summer, ice cream cake is a festive and refreshing dessert and a fitting treat for those with summer birthdays. These cakes can typically be found at specialty ice cream shops and maybe even at the grocery store, but most lack scratch-made flavor (and have a hefty price tag to boot!). Lucky …

Our Favorite Pinterest DIYs

Here on the Etsy Blog, we love creating and sharing original how-to projects. We’re also sharing our favorite recipes and projects from around the web on Pinterest, like the adorable fox cake pictured above. Today we’ve collected some of the most popular how-to projects from the DIY board on Etsy’s …

10 Vacation Reads for a Literary Summer

One of the greatest parts of summer is sitting on the beach with a good book in hand.<p>For our beach trips, we're excited to read <i>The Vacationers</i>, Emma …

Summer Wardrobe: Two-Piece Knit Wrap Nursing Dress

I’m not expecting, but I’ve got tons of ladies in my family and circle of friends who are. So, if you’re a mom or mom-to-be who’s planning to breastfeed—or if you’re looking for a great handmade gift idea for someone else who is—you’ll definitely want to check out this two-piece knit wrap nursing …

How-To: Freezie Star Wars Lightsaber Hilt

A little yarn turns a couple of innocent freezer pops into some of the deadliest fictional weapons in the known universe with this awesome Freezie Star Wars Lightsaber Hilt crochet tutorial from Dearest Debi.<p>[via Knithacker]

Have you heard about the EtsyKids team?

The EtsyKids team is a group of talented and dedicated Etsy shop owners who make items for kids (babies, toddlers, children). The members come from …

Photography Tips: Shooting Fireworks

Snapping shots of fireworks can be challenging, but it's not impossible! Check out these tips from the National Geographic photo team to help you best capture the lights in the night sky.<p>Photograph by Peregrine Falcon, NG Kids My Shot<p><b>Shoot Manual</b><p>Turn off your flash and set your camera to manual …

Cheap Date Night Ideas!

5/13/2013<p>With summer nights approaching you're going to have the urge to get out and enjoy every bit of the warm weather! But nowadays things can be …

How to Make 3D Paper Star Box - DIY & Crafts

What you need:<p>Tools:<p>Pencil<br>• Scissors<br>• Compass<br>• Empty pen for scoring<p>Supplies / ingredients:<p>Thick, semi transparent paper A4/letter size<br>• Glue<p>1<p>First, draw a …