Kiera Ashford - Baby Watch Blog

Kiera Ashford is associate editor of Nashville Parent and mother of two rambunctious kids and a new baby!

Dressing Up a Picture Frame

There’s a lot you can do with a simple little picture frame … all you need is a few things you can probably find around your house for this DIY project.

Candy Hearts Decoration

We love those conversation candy hearts and this is an easy Valentine’s Day craft to make with your kids.

10 Snow Day Activities

When you have snow, you had better be prepared to know what to do out in it when you have kids. You’ll be knee deep in fun with these snow day activities.

Sleep. Sleep is What We Need.

Do my kids love to sleep or what?! BUT, what I didn’t know was how hard it is to wake such sleepy kids … even after sleeping 10+ hours!

Magical Elf Door

Kids don’t have to know it’s not really magical, but how else do the elves — like the Elf on the Shelf — get into your house?

Mickey Mouse Ears Ornament

You can make an ornament out of just about anything, like a discarded shampoo bottle from your trip to Walt Disney World — which makes the cutest little Mickey ears ornament.

Turkey Coasters

Browsing around Hobby Lobby in Murfreesboro gave me inspiration I wanted to make this simple, Thanksgiving craft. You’ll be making several of these turkey coasters in no time flat!

Pumpkins with a Twist

Give your pumpkins a little twist when it comes time to decorate them. Add jewels, paint, carve, etc. It’s easy and there’s no wrong way to go about it.

Playing with Legos

LEGO, thanks for keeping my kids occupied and playing nicely together! I had no idea the power of the block until now!

Halloween Crafts

You can turn just about anything into a Halloween Craft to decorate your home this year. Look what you can do with balloons, peanut cans and glass marbles.