These Moms Know
How To Have Fun
The web is filled with thousands of amazing blogs. But when you are looking for some amazing ideas for summertime, you want only the best mom blogs. We rounded up some of our favorite mom bloggers who are always sharing awesome new ideas for keeping your kids busy during the summer.
I Heart Nap Time
Jamielyn Nye created the DIY-heaven that is I Heart Nap Time. It's filled with recipes, crafts and more — perfect for the budget-conscious mama. Better yet, the beautiful projects are perfect for getting creative while the kids are off napping. Good timing, no?
Favorite projects: Soap Boat Races and Make a Sandbox with a Tire
No Time for Flash Cards
No Time for Flash Cards was created by Allison McDonald in 2008 as a site to share her love of teaching and creating enriching activities for kids. The site now has a variety of contributors who write about a breadth of play and learning activities for babies, toddlers and children.
Favorite projects: 15 Nature Activities for Kids and Squirt Gun Volcanoes
The Long Thread
The Long Thread was created by Ellen Luckett Baker, an Atlanta mom of two who loves homemade items. She's the author of 1,2,3 Sew and the forthcoming 1,2,3 Quilt. She shares her amazing project ideas, craft round-ups, DIY ideas and much more.
Favorite projects: 100 Summer Crafts and Custom Pet Tee
The Iowa Farmer's Wife
Written by an Iowa mother of two, The Iowa Farmer's Wife is filled with cool DIY projects, good kid-friendly activities and some faith-based ideas too. But one of the coolest features? Insta Meal Mondays, where this mama writes about easy, mom-friendly recipes.
Favorite projects: Outdoor messy play date (so many great ideas!) and Build Your Own Nest Activity
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