Link to Hello Darling on your blog!

<a href="http://www.mops.org/mom" title="Hello, Darling"><img src="http://www.mops.org/images/blog-share.jpg" alt="MOPS International blog" /></a>

Thanks for subscribing!

Get ready for a weekly digest of great stuff from our site!

Don't worry, if you get tired of us you can unsubscribe any time from your email preferences.

Whoops, we couldn't subscribe you

We have to know your email to subscribe you, so check that you're logged in or enter it in the box below.

If you don't have account yet, it is super easy to make one!

Whoops, we didn't quite catch that.

We don't allow anonymous comments, so check that you're logged in.

If you don't have account yet, it is super easy to make one!

play

DIY Advent Calendar

It is hard to believe Advent begins in only two weeks, and this year I want to do something more meaningful than the chocolate calendar countdown. So, I took to Pinterest for inspiration and combined a few ideas to create a DIY decorative wall-hanging engaging kiddos in the why of Advent. read more

play

November 2014 Activity Calendar

We’ve curated activities to fill fun into your November. read more

play

October 2014 Activity Calendar

Enjoy some fun family time with the ideas on the October Activity Calendar. read more

play

September Activity Calendar

Download the September 2014 Activity Calendar for a month's worth of fun. Plus, check out our Pinterest board called Monthly Activity Calendar that takes you directly to activity ideas for the days that have the Pinterest symbol. Here's to even more fun this September. read more

play

Children's Book Giveaway Four

Children’s’ books are magical. There are photos. The pages turn. They’re colorful. Hello, Darling – can we have another bedtime story? That’s why we wanted to dig into our giveaway pile, and help 3 moms with a new story time adventure to read with their little ones. read more

play

August 2014 Activity Calendar

Download the August 2014 Activity Calendar for a month's worth of fun. Plus, check out our Pinterest board called Monthly Activity Calendar that takes you directly to activity ideas for the days that have the Pinterest symbol. Here's to even more fun this August. read more

play

SimplyFun Game Review

Recently, I engaged in a fun social experiment with my kids, ages three and five, and a friend from kindergarten. read more

play

51 fabulous ideas for fun (and slightly funned-out) moms!

Yes, momma, it’s summer. That time of year when you suddenly realize: 1)in your more-relaxed summer schedule, you haven’t done any of the fun summer activities you wanted to 2)You have done nearly every fun summer activity and you still have a month until you settle back into a fall schedule. read more

play

Kids Book Giveaway Three

Children’s’ books are magical. There are photos. The pages turn. They’re colorful. Hello, Darling – can we have another bedtime story? read more

play

Family Tree Craft

Savor these special times in your family with Hello, Darling's take on a fun DIY Family Tree project and hold on to this homemade piece of family history for years to come. read more

play

July 2014 Activity Calendar

Download the July 2014 Activity Calendar for a month's worth of fun. Plus... check out our Pinterest board called Monthly Activity Calendar that takes you directly to activity ideas for the days that have the Pinterest symbol. Here's to even more fun this July. read more

play

Kids Book Giveaway Two

We are giving away 5 books today! Be the first to comment and claim your book! read more

play

June 2014 Activity Calendar

Check out the Hello, Darling June 2014 Activity Calendar for activities, adventures, recipes, fun facts and more to enjoy during the month of June! (And check out the giveaway by SimplyFun!) read more

play

Kids Book Giveaway One

We’re giving away 4 kid’s books today. Be the first to comment and claim your book! read more

play

May 2014 Activity Calendar

Check out the Hello, Darling May 2014 Activity Calendar for activities, adventures, recipes, fun facts and more to enjoy during the month of May! read more

play

April 2014 Activity Calendar

Check out the Hello, Darling April 2014 Activity Calendar for activities, adventures, recipes, fun facts and more to enjoy during the month of April! read more

play

Autism and Play

Children with autism often display a wide range of different ability levels and characteristics, and may be challenged with more structured learning processes. Game play can provide a safe environment for children with autism to learn new skills. read more

play

Animal Activities

In the February 2014 issue of Hello, Darling magazine we promised some online play resources, and we always want to keep good on our promises. read more

play

Books for Children Giveaway

To cap off a week of amazing giveaways, enter to win this selection of amazing children's books, including a framed and author-signed illustration. read more

play

Build Your Own Lemonade Stand

Hello, Darling is giving away an awesome activity kit your family can use to open your own lemonade stand! read more

play

Play-Doh Numbers Kit Giveaway

The Hello, Darling blog giveaway continues with this awesome Play-Doh Numbers Kit! read more

play

March Activity Calendar

Download the March 2014 Activity Calendar for a month's worth of fun. read more

play

Can Playing Games with Your Toddler Change Your Life?

Moms, we know that carving out time each day to sit down and play a game with your little one might be something on your aspirational list, but not on your must-do list. But here’s the thing, devoting time to play with your toddler has benefits for YOUR life too. This changes the game, doesn’t i read more

play

February 2014 Activity Calendar

Download the February 2014 Activity Calendar for a month's worth of fun. read more

play

January 2014 Activity Calendar

An entire month's worth of activities to do with your kids! read more

play

Christmas Bucket List

This year we put together a Christmas Bucket list so that our family could make all of these traditions even more fun by checking the list off one by one and seeing how many we can get done before the holidays end! We would love you to join us in this tradition by printing out the list and doing it read more

play

December Activity Calendar

Want an entire month's worth of activities to do with your kids? Well, Merry Christmas! read more

play

Fun & Educational Gift Ideas

One of my biggest challenges as a mom is what to get when it come time for gift giving. I feel like my children are blessed with so much, it's hard for me to justify bringing in truckloads more toys to the house when we already seem to be loaded down. read more

play

November Activity Calendar

An entire month's worth of activities to help fill those times between naps and meals. read more

play

Fall Crafts with Kiddos

Before I actually had kids, I just knew that I would be an awesome, fun, super-crafty mom. And then my kids were born, and I found out that craftiness doesn’t come along as some sort of post-partum bonus. read more

play

October Activity Calendar

The season is changing and it's time for some new activities to do with your kids. We've got a whole calendar of them for you to download. read more

play

Service Sticks and Holder

Must be cute. Must be functional. Must be cheap. Must be doable by all skill levels. Must be quick. Here’s a craft that meets all of the musts. read more

play

September Activity Calendar

Need some ideas of activities to do with little ones? How about a month's worth of ideas? We've got the September Activity Calendar ready for you to download chalk full of fun. read more

play

Construction Party

Do bulldozers, dump trucks, and cranes excite your preschooler? Give him or her a Construction Party to remember. read more

play

10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

Our days of warm weather are dwindling so I decided to put together my top 10 list of things to do before summer ends! Use my list, or make your own, but make sure and spend some great time making memories and enjoying your family these last days of summer. read more

play

August 2013 Activity Calendar

Looking for fresh and fun ideas for the whole family? Check out the downloadable August 2013 Mom & Child Activity Calendar! read more

play

Change Summer Ho-Hum to Summer Fun

Somewhere around end of July, my kids are tired of the pool, video games and each other. I use these seven simple memory-making activities to replace the ho-hum of summer with fun. read more

play

Travel-Less Summer Vacations

Ahh, summer. Time for vacation. What is that you say, no money? Travel-anxiety? The solution may be to enjoy a travel-less vacation at home. read more

play

Splash!

Are you feeling the heat? Cool off this summer with these fun and unique water activities! read more

play

Day-tripping With Preschoolers

Warmer weather has finally arrived. Now is your time to relieve any lingering cabin fever without the hassle of bundling everyone up. If the walls of your home are closing in, grab the diaper bag and go day-tripping! read more

play

Handy Homemade Toys

Don’t let the quest for your child’s entertainment break the bank. Preschoolers are often entertained just as easily with homemade toys as with more expensive store-bought items. read more