All Ages

Few parenting tips apply to every family, but these come close.

Here, you'll find useful hacks for kids and adults of all ages. Scroll down for our most recent tips.

Want more? Browse the archive that matches the age of your kid.

04 July 2013

28 June 2013

27 June 2013

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17 June 2013

Fitness in your 70s and 80s: this is what it looks like

If you want to be inspired to start, restart or continue exercising, read on.

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16 June 2013

14 June 2013

Amazon deal ends Saturday: Eagle Creek travel gear 25% off

Amazon has put a bunch of Eagle Creek travel gear on sale through Saturday, June 15, 2013.

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14 June 2013

11 June 2013

Swimming with kids: tips for making it easier

In my new post at The Accidental Expert, I've combed though our "day at the pool" hacks and added a bit more wisdom of my own.

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10 June 2013

Summer vacation: the big picture

Two links I hope will help you think differently about summer, especially if you're feeling panicked about the months ahead.

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31 May 2013

Reading + links for your weekend

For some of you this is the first week of summer! Hard for me to get that into my head as it's cold and rainy here in Portland and my kids are in school for two more weeks. But there's some sun at the end of the tunnel, I know...

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27 May 2013

How do minimalist parents handle summer?

Christine and I will be discussing summertime strategies for minimalist parents on NPR’s Tell Me More tomorrow, 5/28.

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24 May 2013

Reading + links for your weekend

It has been an odd week around here. I've been in a low-level funk ever since returning from Mom 2.0 Summit, which makes no sense. Frankly, it pisses me off because really, why? (Especially in light of the happenings in Oklahoma, it feels pretty spoiled. Donating to the Red Cross...

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22 May 2013

Minimizing "reentry" stress when a parent travels for work

It took us a long time to find equilibrium around business travel, but we did. We’re now both better able to support each other and our kids (and even enjoy it) no matter which one of us is traveling.

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21 May 2013

20 May 2013

How to grow a petting garden (sponsored)

If your kids are as attracted to soft, fuzzy things as mine were at that age (and still are), you will love this easy garden project...perfect for a summer afternoon.

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