Back to School Backpack Roundup

Pottery Barn Kids Butterfly Kids Backpack

With back-to-school on my mind, I’ve been searching for the right backpack for each of my three kids. The thing is, I actually like different sizes and configurations for each child, and it’s really important to find the right fit for each one. Listen, I’ve gone through enough cheapos to know that construction really does matter, and it’s worth spending a little extra. (more…)

Myself Belts

Myself Belts

Have you heard of Myself Belts?  The concept is simple—a belt that is easy for any kid to use, from toddler to teenager. We’ve been using these belts on our own children, so we have firsthand experience with the ease and style of this brand.  (more…)

Big Kid Chevron Bedding


Are you still loving the chevron trend? Our friends at My Baby Sam released a new big kid chevron bedding featuring everyone’s favorite zigzag in an aqua and gray color combination. We think it would look great in a  boy’s or a girl’s room with the right accents. (more…)

Room Tour: Pink Leopard Girl’s Room

Pink Leopard Print Girl's Room

What happens when you let your five-year-old have a big say in her room design? You get pink leopard spots! This little lady—with help from her mom—designed a fun and colorful room to fit her personality and style. (more…)

Kinetic Sand

Kinetic Sand

Have you tried kinetic sand yet? Oh my gosh, this stuff is mesmerizing. I had heard about it, but not yet experienced it until recently when my local craft store had it out on display. (more…)

Superhero Party Ideas

Superhero Party Photo Booth

Superhero parties are a hit with boys and girls alike, which is why it’s such a popular party theme these days. What child doesn’t wish they had a super power? Our gallery has many fun-filled parties, and here are some of our favorite superhero party ideas. (more…)

Teepees and Tents

Teepee Playroom

Teepees and tents are popping up all over children’s design. It’s no wonder, kids plus forts equals fun—always. Here are some rooms we’ve spotted in the Project Junior gallery sporting these fun hideaways and some that are available on the market. (more…)