Hello, friends! How is your Summer going so far? Ours is starting big with a family trip to Europe. We’re traveling to Greece for a friend’s wedding. I haven’t been to Greece since 1989, and I’ve wanted to go back ever since. The wedding is in Thessaloniki, and then we’re onto the island of Mykonos, and then […]
One of the highlights of my week was Lindsey Mead’s post Everything Is Changing. It’s a beautiful post (she’s an incredible writer) but it also brought to mind what happens when we talk honestly about parenting online. A post and a conversation leads to another post and more conversation, and we feel less alone. The other highlight: I had the […]
It’s time to resurrect the weekly link roundup post.
I’m in Washington, DC right now at the Shot@Life Champion Summit learning about how to advocate for global access to childhood vaccines. You might remember hearing about Shot@Life before: last summer, you unlocked 500 vaccine donations by commenting on and sharing my Blogust ’14 post. Vaccines are a charged topic right now, so it was […]
In a move that epitomizes the phrase IT’S ABOUT TIME, Parent Hacks has a new look! Yes indeed. I now have a blog that can be properly searched, and can be viewed on a mobile phone. I know! If you’re interested in the back-end details, I’ve moved Parent Hacks from TypePad to WordPress. That’s no small feat for a […]
The best Thanksgiving hacks to help you plan ahead for a relaxed, nourishing holiday.
Last Spring I was invited to LAIKA for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how The Boxtrolls was made. “Behind-the-scenes” anything is fascinating. But I was especially excited to learn about (and share with you) an example of a vital workplace filled with artists and technicians. Especially because my daughter is a budding artist herself.
Please take a minute to help Shot@Life unlock the last 10,000 vaccine donations on the way to the campaign goal of 60K.
Tiny Beautiful Things is an incredible read for parents, but not because it’s about parenthood.
I’ve got a download code for free advance screening tickets for ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR, playing 8/16/14 in IMAX 3D, at 11am at Regal Bridgeport Village!