Kiera Ashford - Baby Watch Blog

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

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.

Magnetic Learning Tray


Did you know that a cookie sheet can be used for more than just baking cookies? If you take a new one and decorate it, it becomes an awesome area for magnets. I found all these items at Dollar Tree and was able to create a fun magnetic learning tray for my kindergartner. What You… Read more »