A New (Fun) Experiment: Hack Prompts

Hack request- Halloween #parenthacks

The best parent hacks reveal themselves in response to a challenge. So, in that spirit, I'm kicking off a new experiment: hack prompts! Each week or so I'll announce a new prompt on Facebook and Twitter. You reply … [Read more]

Waffled Toad on a Stump. Best snack EVER.


I'm in a place I never expected to be: in the middle of a major home remodel. (You expected something more profound, like at peace with parenting? Or more exotic, like Bora Bora? Nope.) (Oh who am I kidding? I'm not in the middle of a … [Read more]

Edit Your Life Episode 6: Serendipity Space

Edit Your Life Episode 6: Serendipity Space #edityourlifeshow

If your schedule is jam-packed to the max, there’s no room for unexpected awesome to happen. In this episode, Christine and I introduce the concept of surrounding work and play with “serendipity space,” including five strategies for creating … [Read more]

Invisalign at school: Q & A with a middle schooler

I'm documenting my daughter's and my experience with Invisalign clear aligners. I'm a member of the Invisalign Mom Advisory Board, and we're receiving complimentary treatment as part of the program. One of Invisalign's advantages over braces -- … [Read more]

Edit Your Life Episode 5: The Device Divide

Edit Your Life Episode 5: The Device Divide #edityourlifeshow

Screen addiction can be a problem for kids (and adults too). But how do you handle things when one kid has a device (and invariably goes face-down in it) and the other doesn’t? In Episode 5, Christine and I address how to handle what we call "the … [Read more]