While on my little due-to-real-life PH hiatus, I’m still Twittering quite a bit (thank God for the microblogging lifeline) and continue to thoroughly enjoy my work with Momversation. To call it “work” is rather silly…although I get paid, the fun and interest is worth much more. My most recent episodes include a chat about what […]
Archives for April 2009
Ask Moxie: First Ask Moxie class: Release the Yelling Moxie's doing a month-long class! For $45, you get daily emails during the month of May, and two group check-in calls. Read her post to find out more. Great idea, Moxie! Half Full: Science for Raising Happy Kids » Punished by Rewards? A topic I think […]
Fighting In Front of the Kids – Motherlode Blog – NYTimes.com Hooray for marital discord! Seriously, thank you, Lisa, for singling out my Momversation bit about the value of fighting — and finding resolution — in front of your kids.
I am just bowled over by the outpouring of understanding and comfort brought on by my last post. Thank you for the comments and emails, and for all of the wonderful offers of help. I’m out of town right now — on my first-ever blogger “junket” out to meet the Pampers folks at Procter & […]
Wow. Once again, my parenting life has dropped me in completely unknown territory. With no map or GPS. And a tank hovering near empty. But I’m seeing a glimmer on the horizon, and I’m heading in that direction. I thought that parenting was tough during the toddler years. Well, my oldest is approaching 10, and […]
Farm Fresh: Handy Hacks Lots of great ideas, including how to brown bulk ground beef, and using a cinnamon shaker to dispense toothpicks! Thanks, Jessica. Bag and Baggage – Kindle-card hack Surprise someone by sending a photo slideshow to his/her the Kindle! (Mother's/Father's Day treat?) Thanks, Denise!
We’re still getting great oranges around here, so this hack from Virginia (from Dublin, Ireland!) will come in handy at lunchtime: I asked my grocer today to point me to the easy-peel oranges, and he told me that any orange (also: clementine, satsuma, grapefruit, etc.) becomes easier to peel if you gently press and roll […]
Bridget (author of The Unauthorized Legoland Guidebook) offers this common-sense travel tip: This is an oldie-but-goodie so you may already know about it, but I thought it might help someone. Take a picture of your kids with a digital camera BEFORE entering an amusement park […or sporting event, or zoo, or any other crowded place […]
It’s Raining Eggs! « The Parent Bloggers Network Get rid of them eggs! Kristen at PBN just alerted me to a fun contest going on — write a blog post about your favorite way to use up post-Easter eggs, and get in the running for one of three Williams-Sonoma gift cards! Click the link for […]
In general, you’re a pretty evidence-based decision-making group, and so I’ll wager that most of you support vaccination. Am I right? Or am I oversimplifying?