I'm hearing some angst from parents who are feeling like Halloween losers. They didn't carve pumpkins, they procrastinated on costumes, they can't find the decorations, and/or they're just not into it. They want their kids to have a fabulous Halloween but just aren't up to the holiday frenzy that seems to get more intense every […]
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How do you “treat” trick-or-treaters when nobody’s home to hand out candy? Self-serve or lights out?
Is getting an outdoor trampoline is a brilliant idea…or a disastrous one? Let’s help Ann figure it out.
If you feel like a break from your Halloween prep, here’s some stuff I’ve enjoyed reading this week.
It took me too long to accept that fear at bedtime can’t be reasoned or “disciplined” away. Here’s how we helped our older kids handle their bedtime fears.
For the next three days, fashionABLE is putting its entire selection of handmade scarves and leather goods on sale at 30% off.
We’ve got lots of Halloween hacks!
Hannah’s thoughtful hack for those of us who aren’t familiar with sewing paraphernalia.
The word “tantrum” is misleading, because it brings up images of a foot-stamping Veruca Salt when she doesn’t get her way. But we’re talking about when something triggers a kid’s fight-or-flight response. At these times, there literally is no thinking, just reaction, and it’s intense.