You know you want one. I do. I’m gonna suggest this Etsy tutorial to my almost 10 year-old daughter as a summertime project.
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.
Two links I hope will help you think differently about summer, especially if you’re feeling panicked about the months ahead.
Christine and I will be discussing summertime strategies for minimalist parents on NPR’s Tell Me More tomorrow, 5/28.
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 helped.) It finally dawned on […]
I’m in love with our Netflix replacement: our county library.
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.
At Etsy: Mother's Day Card: Shark Attack, by Emily-Bell From Mother's Day fail? Lessons learned — and honest advice for avoiding disappointment next year: "I hate Mother's Day." This, from a friend I ran into on the walk home from school. I appreciated her candor but couldn't help feeling sad. What was supposed to be […]
An excerpt of my new post at Babble, “Screen wean! 8 fun and useful outdoor ‘chores’ to coax your kids outside.”
If you’re looking for some last-minute Easter or Passover activities and crafts, here they are.