My five favorite hacks for Easter

Dye Easter eggs in a muffin tin. #parenthacks #Easter

While I'm away on Spring Break with my family, I thought I'd leave you with something fun for the leadup to Easter: my five favorite Easter hacks. I gave these archive gems a little 2015 makeover. 1. Dye Easter eggs in a muffin tin Leah's Easter … [Read more]

Social Me-dia: Going From Brand to Person Online

Now tweeting at @ashadornfest

I've been tweeting as @parenthacks for almost seven years. Over the weekend, I changed my Twitter handle to @ashadornfest. The change makes sense; it reflects how I prefer to use Twitter -- as a place for conversation more than publication or … [Read more]

Does your kid’s Thermos-packed lunch taste soapy?

Dishwashing detergent bubbles in the sink

No mind-blowing parent hack here -- just one of those mundane problems that, when solved, made a big difference. -- Asha "I liked the pasta, but it tasted a bit...soapy." That's the last thing I expected to hear about my daughter's school … [Read more]