Christmas Crafts (For Kids)

When I was in elementary school and it was craft day, I remember being so excited!! I really liked all kinds of crafts, but Holiday crafts were definitely my favorite. The nice thing about where I went to elementary school was that we did crafts all the time. Who knows? Maybe that’s why I’m so creative now!   Crafts are such a fun way to spend quality time with your little ones. Not only do they spark your child’s imagination and creativity, but usually the adults have fun doing them, too!   Anyway, I think your kids are going to…

DIY Gifts For Nanny Kids to Give Their Parents

Hey guys! Something about the Holidays just brings out the inner gift-giver in me. I like surprising people and seeing their face light up, even if I only give them something small. It’s a great feeling and I’m sure many of you would agree!   As a nanny, sometimes you get matched with a really wonderful family and want to go the extra mile for them. A great way to do this is to give them a thoughtful gift and what better kind of gift to give them than something that you helped their son/daughter make?   My current nanny…

November 2018 Guest Author – Mariana Almeida

  About the Author Mariana is a newborn care specialist, nanny, photographer and doula! She has been running Bump to Babies for the last two years now! On the blog you’ll find all the latest on all things Bump to Babies, check it out here.        Thanksgiving Day Craft: How to Hide your Turkey    What you’ll need: -markers or paint (red) -construction paper (preferably white) -a pen -tissue paper (yellow or orange) -a turkey cutout or printout linked below -your imagination!   For ours today, we will hide our turkey in some popcorn so it’s a sure…

Thanksgiving on a Budget

So many holidays are right on our fingertips, and let’s face it; it can leave a serious hole in our pockets if we aren’t careful. I have some strategies and suggestions for you today that can help you to be a smart shopper and host!   Decorations on a Budget   Decorating for me is such a fun whimsy. Candles, flowers, wreaths, signs, table settings... There’s so much to think about. I find it very manageable and affordable if I find some staple pieces that can last me a couple holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year.  …

13 Last Minute Costume Ideas

Time flies by quickly and, before you know it, Halloween is here. If you’re like me, you probably put things off to the last minute, including your Halloween costume. Let me introduce you to the article that will save your life. Here are thirteen costume ideas for my fellow procrastinators!   Costume 1: Cat Lady If you’re already obsessed with cats in real life you should have these items lying around. All you’ll need is bathrobe, some stuffed cats, and hair curlers. These can all be purchased at your local Target or Walmart. Just attach the cats the bathrobe using…