Erin Fisher

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HOW TO make a terrarium

Neat! Jill over on inhabitat has a handy guide- <i>I’ve always coveted my friend Melissa’s fabulous terrarium, which is the centerpiece of her stylish, cozy Brooklyn apartment. I’ve secretly wanted one of my own for ages, and recently realizing that some artsy terrariums can sell for thousands of</i> …

Scrap Fabric Spring Wreath DIY

Making a Terrarium-A Snow Day Project - That Bloomin' Garden

I have had a few containers that I bought at the local thrift shop to use as terrariums. As a matter of fact, I got kind of carried away and bought …

Try This: Textured Planter Project

This morning I stepped outside in a sweater and shorts only to run back inside and change into jeans. It's getting chilly over here! I've got quite a …

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

Lorax Truffula Tree

Here’s a fun activity to do after reading Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Young children practice fine motor skills, counting and color identification.<p>Get the …

A Box of Pirates

Reuse an old cardboard pencil box, ping pong balls, a mint tin and fabric scraps to make this box of friendly pirates.<p>Get the instructions for ––> A …

Cat in the Hat Inspired Hat

Did you know Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd? Give your kids a fun craft to celebrate with by making this Cat in the Hat inspired hat using a cereal …

Leprechaun Paper Plate Craft

With St. Patrick’s Day coming soon, I figured I would start searching around for related projects. While there are many things associated with this …

7 Do's and Don'ts of Raising a Happy Child

Happiness probably tops the list of things you want to cultivate in your children -- just follow our list of what to do (and not do) when nurturing your child's positive outlook.<p>Do Let Your Kid Take the Lead<p>Spend "child-centered time" with your kid every day, says Joyce Nolan Harrison, M.D., …

100 Ways to be Kind to Your Child

<b>When I wrote this list of 100 Ways to be Kind to Your Child</b> I was in one of those exhausting phases of parenting where days were going by in a blur …

25 Manners Kids Should Know

Helping your child master these simple rules of etiquette will get him noticed -- for all the right reasons.<p>Your child's rude 'tude isn't always intentional. Sometimes kids just don't realize it's impolite to interrupt, pick their nose, or loudly observe that the lady walking in front of them has a …

20 of the Most Beautiful Children's Books in the World

Forward-facing book displays are being found in more and more children's spaces. They not only entice little ones to pick up a book, but also help …

Books

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …

Nutrition

5 science projects for preschoolers

Shares 68<p><i>These fun do-at-home science projects for little kids encourage our girls and boys to LOVE science were suggested by our local friend, Cara,</i> …

19 Easy And Adorable Animal Snacks To Make With Kids

Babysitters and parental units, meet your new secret snack weapon.<p>Thanks to <i>Canadian Family</i> columnist Jill Dubien for lots of these cute ideas.

Best Apps for Preschoolers

There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.<p>Toddlers will love …

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

Kids

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …

City Halls

5 Ways to Make Hiking Fun for Kids

Like I’ve mentioned before, we love to make hiking fun. We try to get outdoors at least once a month to explore some new part of our pretty …

Kids

Accused Movie Theater Shooter Said He Was 'In Fear of Being Attacked'

The elderly man accused of shooting a movie theater patron in Florida after an argument over text messaging told police that he fired because he "was …

Rare Monk Seal Pup Is Born On Hawaii Beach, Entire State Dies From Cuteness

Forget the first baby born in 2014, Hawaii is all abuzz about the first monk seal pup born in the new year.<p>The Hawaiian monk seal is the second-most endangered marine mammal in the United States -- their population is currently hovering around 1,100 -- so when a new one is born, it's as celebrated …

Tori Spelling Is 'Heartbroken,' Says a Pal

As rumors swirl about the state of Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott’s marriage, a “devastated” Spelling remains focused on her kids, a friend tells …

InStyle's Eric Wilson: 2014 Globes Red Carpet One of the "Most Gratifyingly Daring"

Does it pay to take chances?<p>That question comes to mind in the hazy morning-after replay of Sunday night’s Golden Globes ceremony, one of the most …

Gabourey Sidibe Responds To Rude Comments About Her Weight In The Best Possible Way

Hollywood, take note -- for this is the way to deal with haters.<p>The Internet seems to bring out the worst in people, and Sunday night (Jan. 12) "American Horror Story" star Gabourey Sidibe found herself the undeserved target of cruel comments about her weight and appearance at the Golden Globe …

Ex-Dallas Cowboy on Trial in Teammate's Death 'Was Not Drunk'

They seemed inseparable, college pals who later played for the Dallas Cowboys together.<p>That friendship is now under the spotlight in a Dallas County, …