So much goodness swirled around this week, but I've barely looked up or shared any of it. I'm heads down finishing the manuscript for the Parent Hacks book, which is consuming most of my conscious thought at the moment. This is only the book's beginning; my first attempt to transform what we've been doing here […]
There’s still time for this to be the best Halloween ever.
My teenage son is going trick-or-treating this Halloween. I’m happy about it, and here’s why.
None of these costumes will they blow you away with their cleverness. That’s the point.
May I hand you some toilet paper?
Turn the last few picnic supplies cluttering your pantry into easy, clever Halloween decorations.
Pumpkin carving is one of my favorite Halloween traditions, but it's not the most kid-friendly project, nor is it without effort and mess. Time to hack the Jack O'lantern. Parent Hacks readers are a practical bunch, and together we've come up eight ways to simplify Halloween pumpkin decorating. Perfect for kids of all ages and […]
How do you best prepare your toddler (and yourself) for her first Halloween?
I HATE buying small, overpriced packages of anything. Because of this hack, the money I save on dog food will pay for the fancy pet food storage bin I now keep in my basement. I admit, I'm feeling pretty pleased with myself about this one. I invite you to follow me on Instagram — I […]
Having the butcher help me with dinner is the closest I’ll ever come to having a prep cook. I’ll take it.