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 [...]
Hi, Amy. First off. I love you. Now that I’ve gotten that out of the way, quick eyeshadow question. I am a color ditz. I totally have no idea what goes with what. So usually, I rely on my good friends, the makeup providers, to give me cute little bunches of two or four eyeshadows, [...]
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.
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 [...]
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, [...]
So after a long discussion with Phillip during my haircut last weekend, I realized something. I get question after question about hair products. Which product should I use? What will fix this problem and that problem and can you recommend a good shampoo? But sometimes, it’s not really a product that will solve your hair’s [...]
An article came out this week that is so brilliant that it’s worth quoting at length. Like most science articles, it’s about a new study, and like so many studies, it’s one that blames mothers for more of the world’s ills. This most recent study (from Britain, which makes me feel a little better, but [...]