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Aug14
Origami Art With Kids: Next Stop Sushi!

Origami Art With Kids: Next Stop Sushi!

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Burning Daylight is about 1000% easier when you have three families on your block, compatible kids and a trampoline. Who knew? Oh, right me….and that’s why I fought so hard to sell our first home and move. Luckily, or unluckily, depending on your perspective, today Madison is grounded and unable to play with her new […]

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Aug09
Best Aprons for Kids: For The Domestically Inclined.

Best Aprons for Kids: For The Domestically Inclined.

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I’ve been watching for aprons for the last few months, not because I’ve suddenly transformed into a domesticated house-frau. Rather, I am incredibly tired of making it through the day stain free, only to have grease spatter on my pants while I make dinner. Also there isn’t a lot cuter than little kids in aprons. […]

Aug07
Best Shelves for Displaying Kids’ Books: Kids generally can judge a book by its cover.

Best Shelves for Displaying Kids’ Books: Kids generally can judge a book by its cover.

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The Burning Daylight Series remains on hiatus because I am frantically unpacking hundreds of boxes. This is fine because my children have managed to burn their very own daylight without instruction by creating an elaborate ‘Box Town‘ in our box filled living room. Which is riveting of course but I thought today we’d discuss easy […]

Aug02
Best Moving Announcements for Families: In Case The Entire Universe Hasn’t Heard My Squeals Of Joy

Best Moving Announcements for Families: In Case The Entire Universe Hasn’t Heard My Squeals Of Joy

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We’re taking a break from the Burning Daylight Series this week because the only daylight we’ve burned this week as a family is putting many things in boxes and then labeling those boxes. When the kids get really bored I give them markers to decorate the boxes but overall it’s not really a crafty week […]

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Jul31
Teaching Your Kid how to Ride a Bike: You never forget how to do it, I’ll never forget how hard it is to teach.

Teaching Your Kid how to Ride a Bike: You never forget how to do it, I’ll never forget how hard it is to teach.

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I have two children, a very vague understanding of statistics might suggest to you one of them would be more physically inclined than the other. Apparently I am so very non-athletic there are some very strong ‘non physically inclined genes’ countering my husband’s soccer playing, marathon running genes over here. My son is 6 and […]

Jul30
Weekend Project: a Rainbow Library

Weekend Project: a Rainbow Library

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Weekend Projects sound very, um, daunting. Weekends are for rest and relaxation, right? Yep. I agree. Though a weekend project need not be stressful, but a small and delightful task. And, why not kill two birds with one stone and (try to) get your child in on the fun. Other benefits, at least for me, […]

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