5 Thankful Projects For Kids

By HYDAWAY brand ambassador, Dana Foley One of my favorite memories of my son is from when he was in preschool.  All the sweet preschoolers had a cut out of a fall-themed silhouette and were asked what they were thankful for by a teacher. Each child’s name was on the cutout and a cornucopia was arranged outside the classroom. As …

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Hacks for Staying Calm as a Parent

Whether you work outside the home or are a stay-at-home parent, raising children while balancing necessary daily tasks can be overwhelming at times. If you’re feeling like you’re busy all the time and still aren’t getting enough done, you’re not alone. Research has shown that the majority of parents feel tired, rushed, and stressed.   With the demands of a …

6 Tips for Surviving Air Travel with Kids

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador, mother of middle schoolers, and founder of parenting blog Tech Savvy Mama, Leticia Barr. Follow her on Instagram @techsavvymama. Our 5-month-old daughter’s first night away from our Washington, D.C. home wasn’t at her grandparents’ house in California or road tripping to see her other grandparents in the next state over. It was …

How Get Kids Helping in the Kitchen

This is a guest blog post written by Hydaway ambassador and supermom Sara Bauer. Follow her on Instagram at @sobauer. It all started decades ago with Mom putting curlers in my hair fresh from a bath, giving me some crackers, carrots, and other small food items with which to play pretend in the same wooden kitchen as my siblings had over …

The Best Gifts for Kids

Shopping for kids (especially your own) can be TOUGH. Older kids either want insanely expensive things, are ultra-picky, or both. Younger kids have so many things already and are often inundated with toys during the holiday’s thanks to generous family and friends. So what do you get them when you feel like your house has become an unused toy explosion? …