Don’t you love getting hit with inspiration? This morning I came upon a post from the blogger behind the Imagination Tree. She’s not in love with the Elf on the Shelf (can I get an amen?) and has come up with an alternative: The Kindness Elves. You should go read what her plan is because […]
Hey dads, I have something to say to you Hey Dads, I see you. I see you in your yard, playing ball with your kids, sharing tips on how to improve their stance or catch that fly ball. I see you mowing the lawn, a child on one knee with a smile stretched across her […]
You’re floating through summer, enjoying the slower pace, the days spent at the beach, the nights by a campfire. You feel as though it’s barely begun and then suddenly, BAM! Summer is over. You’re buying school supplies for your kids, trying pants on them for when the days get cooler, and wondering how the heck […]
Something about the holidays always makes me want to do projects with my kids. So today I started boiling eggs as soon as I woke up. And I searched through sugar cookie recipes until I found one that wouldn’t break our teeth trying to take a bite (thanks 365ish Days of Pinterest!). Of course, looking […]
Not long ago I wrote a guest post describing what not to buy children for gifts. They were the things every parent cringes at when they see the wrapping paper come off: Toys that make noise, junk food, STUFFED ANIMALS, etc. Clearly, after telling you what not to buy, a follow-up post telling you what […]
Happy National Grammar Day!
I’ve recently stumbled upon an addictive and dangerous drug cocktail. It’s been around for a while, but for some reason no one has seen the need to call it out or spread the word. It consists of three elements, which, on their own, are somewhat benign. But mix the three and you end up with […]