Kiera Ashford - Baby Watch Blog

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

Soccer Craft: “Catchall”


You might not be able to catch a soccer ball, but this soccer craft “catchall” can hold your little odds and ends. An easy DIY and a good gift for anyone.

Homemade Ring Toss Game


Having a party and need a simple game for kids to play? Check out this DIY ring toss game made with a round board, wooden pegs and plastic bracelets.

Crafting with Kids: “Make Something With Me”


It doesn’t take all day to create a little craft with your child. Most of the time, the kids have supplied all that you need to do the craft together, but just need a little guidance from you.

Homemade Lip Balm


We’ve seen lip balm made with Kool-Aid, but now the idea’s out for using the edible pearl dust used to give cakes and fondant flowers a little sparkle.

Baseball Shirt Nameplate


Here’s a craft you and your kids could do. Make one for your child’s room — or even for Dad!

Rockin’ Robot Craft


Take a walk in the creek in search of some good, flat skipping stones. Just don’t skip them, turn them into a craft like this Rockin’ Robot craft!

The Daffodils are Blooming


With all the daffodils blooming outside, it’s nice to bring some inside that will last. These paper daffodils are perfect for your spring decor.

Foam Peeps


Decorate your yard this year with foam peeps! This Easter treat has been turned into an Easter craft that’s easy to make and super cute.

OREO Stepping Stone


With a sandwich tray lid, I created a concrete Oreo stepping stone. It’s a cute way to add a little fun in your garden.

Mud Stompin’ Fun


Plan for some mud stompin’ fun at Stones River National Battlefield now that the snow’s all melted. Get outdoors now that the weather is warming up!