There’s so much in store for 2013 here at Parent Hacks, much of it inspired by Minimalist Parenting. I can’t wait to share it with you. Till then, have a wonderful, restful holiday. I’m so happy to have spent another year with you.
Archives for December 2012
It’s cold. You turn up the thermostat. One room in your house feels nice and warm, but another never heats up (or gets too hot). What do you do?
On Monday, I was invited to talk about Minimalist Parenting (specifically, our holiday approach) on Portland's local morning show, AM Northwest. The host, Dave, is a lovely guy…so easy to talk to. And the studio is a five-minute drive from my house, so the whole experience felt rather neighborly. It's the first time I've ever […]
Cookie-makers rejoice! Tracy’s hack is about to make your baking life a lot easier.
Just because we’re striving for Minimalist Holidays (or minimalist parenting in general) doesn’t mean we must foresake our love of stuff.
Good morning, friends. I’m off to the studios of KATU (our local ABC affiliate) to talk about Minimalist Holidays on the morning show AM Northwest.
News of the tragic school shooting in Connecticut has brought back the feeling I think we all share: our awareness of our extreme vulnerability as parents.
What a great way to expand a toddler’s contribution to a gift exchange.
In my next post in the Minimalist Holidays series, I’ve identified the two things that make our holiday traditions special, and they’re surprisingly simple and affordable (often, free).
We all know this: what works for one family doesn’t work for another. Such is the case with motivation systems, star charts, and other ways of tracking and rewarding chores.