Need an enjoyable way to teach kids the states and their capitals? This is it!
“Mom–can I help you put away the hats and gloves?” offered The Girl, a few hours after arriving back home after another epic Christmas road trip to visit grandparents. Grateful for the help, I let her sort out the scarves, hats, mittens, and gloves, while I unpacked another suitcase. I few minutes later, I strolled…
I always thought it was standard procedure that everyone knew when the last day of school would be. Then I moved to Mexico!
How are those New Year’s Resolutions turning out?
Come with me on a whirlwind tour of my day!
Or not–some days are, some days aren’t. But sometimes it is fun to see what other people are doing!
It’s a new year, and it’s time to refine (or define) my focus.
Can’t handle Elf-on-the-Shelf? This is similar, but a kid-directed.
October 11th was the International Day of the Girl. I can’t say I had ever heard of this holiday before. I can’t say we celebrated it (because, in our house, it seems that EVERYDAY is Day of the Girl (and Boys)). And that was my next question–is there an International Day of the Boy? But…
We’re getting in the car now, OK? You’re going to take a bath, OK? It’s time to go to the doctor, OK? I asked questions like this all the time. Everybody does, right? But is this what we really want to be asking our kids? Do we want them to agree with us that it’s…
The Boy with lice. The Boy without lice. Like he said, his hair grows quickly. Caution: this might not be the best method of lice removal for girls.