Prudent Baby

Jaime and Jacinda are co-founders of Prudent Baby, the #1 destination for Craft, Style, Travel, and DIY Inspiration for you and your Family. They search the globe and their own backyards to bring you simple tips, ideas, and projects that make life at home more practical and more beautiful. Jacinda is also an artist and fabric designer and Jaime is author of the bestselling book, Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter and the upcoming companion journal, My Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Daughter.

DIY Needle Felted Rattle Ball

There is something about a needle felted toy that screams the ultimate keepsake. If you haven’t needle felted before, this rattle ball is a great place to start. Make one for a special new baby or a few for decorations at a baby shower. Chances are you won’t be able to stop at just one…

Needle Felted Rattle Ball

Personalized Nursery Art in a Jiff

When a friend is having a baby, you want to get her something extra special she’ll treasure forever. This personalized nursery art won’t cost you a fortune and can be made the night before. It is totally customizable and can include a personal message to the new baby and/or major birth details like weight, height and time of birth.  Read on to get the full tutorial for this new baby keepsake…

nursery art

Dropping Naps for Longer Sleep (Hopefully)

Dropping naps can be a rough transition for both you and Baby. Are you moving in the direction of dropping the third nap for a hopefully earlier bedtime? Is your baby starting to refuse that late afternoon second nap? Here are some techniques you can try to make for a smoother transition for you and Baby…

Dropping Naps for Longer Sleep

Summertime Cooldown: The Mini Pool

Summer heat can be pretty unbearable, which means a cranky baby and even more cranky mommy. One hot day I decided to get crafty and whip up a pool without spending any money by using a tub we used for toy storage. It worked out great and she had hours of fun…

Mini Pool

10 DIY Keepsakes from Baby's Clothes

I didn’t quite realize how hard it would be to have to part with my baby’s clothes, and he’s the third! When the drawers were finally overflowing, I told myself I would take a day to go through everything. After a good hour of my eyes welling up with each pair of footie pajamas, I came to the conclusion that some of these just had to be saved.

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