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Donella Crigger

Hi! I'm Donella. Welcome to Glue Sticks and Gumdrops, where I blog about crafts for kids, kid-friendly recipes, and meals for families with a bit of parenting and party ideas sprinkled in. I am a mom to one amazing (and active) little boy, and I'm married to a deputy. As you can imagine, our lives are hectic, but sitting down to a family meal or making a craft together is our way of connecting with each other.

How to Deal with First Day of School Jitters

When your children are ready to start school, especially if it’s preschool, you’re both going to be nervous. Starting school represents a huge milestone for your kids and it’s natural to want to be as prepared as possible. Here are a few tips for dealing with the first day of school jitters… That goes for …

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5 Back-to-School Supplies to Buy at Dollar Tree (and 5 to Skip)

Going back to school isn’t just an emotional time, it’s also an expensive time. You have to buy all new clothes, accessories, and school supplies. It may seem hard to believe, but Dollar Tree actually has some good quality school supplies. Below is a list of amazing back to school supplies you can purchase at …

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