A Creative Family Crafted a Supportive, Modern Home — House Tour

Name: Carissa Tozzi, her husband Dino, their six-year-old son Wolf and their rescue pup, PepitoLocation: In the woods of ConnecticutSize: 3200 square feetYears lived in: 2 years, owned Surround yourself with people who get it, reads a newly released poster from Wolf & Friends, an online community and lifestyle site for families raising kids who need extra support or have developmental needs. The sentiment is important to anyone’s life; encouragement from friends and family can make life smoother. But the same could be said for the things that surround you, too. The furniture, art and accessories in your home can Read More

How to Fit a Nursery in a Small Space

From sleepless nights spent caring for your crying baby to being on bottle and diaper duty 24/7, parenthood is one of the most challenging milestones you may ever experience—and the last thing a new parent should worry about is setting up the nursery. In a perfect world, you’d have an expansive wing for your bundle of joy to crawl, coo, and play in. But in reality? You’re probably working with a crammed room (if you’re lucky enough to have a dedicated room at all). If square footage is at a premium, check out these space-saving tips. READ MORE » Powered Read More

9 Kids Rooms Using IKEA's Trofast as Genius Storage

Storage for kids’ things can be tricky. It has to be user-friendly enough that kids can put their own things away and versatile enough to grow with them and accommodate their ever-revolving collection of toys. IKEA’s Trofast system fit the bill; it’s adaptable, can either blend into the background or make a statement, and its offers enough customization options to solve a range of organization conundrums. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Aldi's Bargain Nursery Collection Is Inspired By Royals

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Aldi has now made it possible to flatter the hell out of the royal family. The bargain grocery/everything store is in the midst of its Baby and Toddler Event and eagle eyed consumers have pointed out that a few of the items closely resemble the style of Silver Cross, one of Will and Kate’s brands of choice. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This Table Has a Secret (and it's Pretty Awesome)

Just as, after wearing comfy maternity pants during two pregnancies, I now believe all pants would be better with elastic waistbands, after seeing this table in all its glory, I think all dining tables should have this wonderful feature… READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

How to Keep the Suitcase Sane When Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids isn’t easy. Among the challenges that come from being away from your own home and routine, dealing with your family-closet-on-the-move, (that is, your suitcase) is high on the list. But preparing beforehand and having the right tools can prevent you from spending your precious time away from home digging for clothes in a tangled mess made of four people’s maybe-clean, maybe-not wardrobes. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

These Are The Top 10 Best Cities to Raise a Family

If family is your priority, it makes sense to want to live somewhere known for being family-friendly, right? Whether you’re planning a family in the future — or you already have kids and are looking to make a move — you may be curious about your best options. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Before & After: Committing to Color to Transform a Kids Room — Professional Project

Project by: Jessica Davis of Nest StudioLocation: South Orange, New Jersey Jessica wanted to give her daughter’s room a new look, something age-appropriate but not overly precious or childish. A large room with good light, the possibilities were endless, but she settled on a rich color for the walls and timeless furniture that her daughter can grow with. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Here's How We'd Decorate Serena Williams' Nursery

Earlier today, tennis champ Serena Williams and her fiancé, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, announced their baby girl, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. on Instagram with a sweet video. In it, there are moments from Williams’ pregnancy, along with photos and clips of the couple with the newborn. We also get a sneak peek of the making of the nursery, and while not much is actually in the room at the time, we believe we’ve identified the crib the new parents have chosen. So, we decided to decorate a nursery around it, fit for the tiny Grand Slam champion. READ MORE » Read More