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 it. Have a wonderful weekend, […]
Archives for May 2013
In my latest Babble post, I share nine movies and one TV series to kick off your summer family movie nights. All are old enough to be found at the library (or via streaming) and all have an important message to impart or a tricky situation to explore later in conversation.
Meagan’s found a way to make the medicine go down a little easier for her kids.
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 […]
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.
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.
Michelle’s hack illustrates how simple home tweaks can make a big difference to your kid’s independence.
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 […]