We decide to make a carton planter craft for our party favor. I wanted to have a fun activity for the kids that allowed them to be creative, but be resourceful in the supplies AND give them a party favor to take home. Boxed Water had sent us a case of their pint cartons for the kids to drink, which gave us the cartons to use.
My childhood summers often involved sitting on laws and drinking fruit drinks, otherwise known as Kool-Aid made from those little packets, with my friends. I’m still spending summers with my friends but the summer drink recipe is a little more grown up. You could say our tastes are a little more refined. Ok, who am I kidding, it’s that we just don’t want to mix up those little flavor packets with sugar.
Pick up any baby book or magazine and you’ll be sure to find an article on advice for moms. In general, they’re helpful. But the reality is, every baby is different. Every child is different.
This isn’t my first rodeo, and after having three kids, you’d think I’d have this whole parenting thing down. Sleep routines, feeding, choosing the right brand of diapers – and that’s just the baby days. I don’t have all the answers, but I did some crowdsourcing and talked to some friends for parenting advice from real moms.