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Halloween is the time when families get together and do fun activities, one of these activities being pumpkin decorating. Toddlers cannot carve a pumpkin so it becomes essential to find some other alternative way to allow them to decorate their pumpkins. Here is a list of pumpkin decoration activities that I have put together. 1. Washi tape Washi tape is now commonly used to decorate Easter eggs and Pumpkins. Simply allow your toddler to stick this tape in any way she pleases. Zigzag lines, with no particular patter can make a pumpkin...

  Before we realize it we land up with a closet full of old clothes, toys and other trinkets of our kids. Some even carry a lot of sentiments due to which we never part with them and land up filling our homes with a lot of old stuff. Here is how we can recycle your kids old stuff that we simply store instead of throwing them away: 1. Socks Most of us just throw away old socks. Why not use them to make interesting stuffed animals for your little one? 2. Instant food jars Spread your home with jar filled with fresh flowers. You can use...

Every household has a sofa. The market is flooded with tons of sofas to choose from and the task can get quiet confusing. Some are only good to look at and won’t give any comfort if sat on. Others are not suitable for households that have toddlers as they can get spoilt easily. Here are 5 tips to help you select a sturdy sofa that won’t have to be replaced for a long time. 1. Frame The frame is the most important part of the sofa. Check which wood the sofa is made from. Select a wood that is made from a hard wood and not a soft wood....

Almost all households with toddlers face the situation when their walls get decorated with their little tot’s art.Crayon scribbles are not as hard to get off as you imagine them to be. Here are 7 ways in which you can easily get  crayon marks off walls: 1. Toothpaste The abrasive in the toothpaste will help get the crayon stains off the walls. But remember it’s the non-gel toothpaste varieties that work. 2. Baking soda Baking soda is a handy tool when it comes to stains and marks. Simply dip a damp cloth in baking soda and wipe the...

When ants start invading our kitchen and the rest of the areas of our house, it becomes a nightmare. We find them in our sugar jars and even in packets of nuts. The invasion of bugs and insects increases in every household when it becomes summer. So how do you really get rid of ants? Step 1: Identify the ant If you need to, take a picture of the ant and send it to your University to help you identify it and also to give you tips and solutions on how to get rid of them, including ways, methods and which poison works best on them. Step...

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