Celebrate Handmade Children’s Products – Pledge to Buy Handmade

In the U.S., next week is American Craft Week, a celebration of the stunning variety of handmade objects made by skilled craftspeople. For those whose business is crafting handmade children’s products, the future is still uncertain as it isn’t quite clear how the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will interpret the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act). Members … Read more

Changing Colors: Dye Your Own Prefold Cloth Diapers

As the leaves change color, you may feel like a little change of color would be nice inside, as well. I’ve seen a lot of beautiful dyed prefold cloth diapers that parents have dyed themselves. This is a great way to add fun to your baby’s diaper wardrobe as well as finding out how easy … Read more

Changing Colors: The Apple Experiments

My children have discovered apples. They’ve realized that differences in apples are more than simple color, and they have become adventurous in choosing a lot of different kinds of apples. Our kitchen is full of autumn apple color. I’ve decided to create educated apple eaters. Rather than randomly choosing whatever apples we happen to find … Read more

Changing Colors: Fall Leaves with Children

Are your children curious about the leaves changing color? Harvest time is ripe for a little science and a lot of crafts with fall leaves. All this week, we’re going to post about changing colors—not just leaves changing but other colors as well. The Science of Fall Leaves for Children “Why are the leaves turning … Read more