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summer learning eBook: 30+ free, fun learning ideas for summer
June 2, 2013 2 comments

summer learning eBook: 30+ free, fun learning ideas for summer

We’re thrilled to share that our third annual summertime learning eBook has hit the presses today! The fab parents and teachers of the we teach forum have submitted tons of ...

learn about safe online browsing (and win an iPad mini)
April 9, 2013 No Comment

learn about safe online browsing (and win an iPad mini)

I’m so excited to have been invited to be a panelist for a Twitter event this week that brings together digital and families and kids and online safety and wraps ...

how to move from little kid to big kid bedrooms (with tips from sabrina soto & target giveaway)
April 9, 2013 70 comments

how to move from little kid to big kid bedrooms (with tips from sabrina soto & target giveaway)

For a while now we have talked about making the change from little kid bedrooms to big kid bedrooms, and we finally did it. With tips from Target Style expert ...

local ethnic restaurants: a family food adventure
March 15, 2013 7 comments

local ethnic restaurants: a family food adventure

Before kids, my husband and I talked a good game. We had big plans. We’ll pack up everything! We’ll move across the world! We’ll teach at an Amerian school abroad! ...

our digital kids: teaching, supporting, and parenting 21st century learners
March 11, 2013 5 comments

our digital kids: teaching, supporting, and parenting 21st century learners

It’s no secret that we’re raising children in a totally different world than the one we knew as kids. Gone are the days of letting kids run as free birds ...

an easy-to-build stage for the performers in your family
March 6, 2013 7 comments

an easy-to-build stage for the performers in your family

That’s right. A stage. So your kids can totally rock it out during your spring break Staycation.  Or so your house becomes THE house for playdates.  Or so you and ...

st. patrick's day fun fact lunchbox notes: and non-fiction reading
March 4, 2013 7 comments

st. patrick’s day fun fact lunchbox notes: and non-fiction reading

It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day– a holiday that my family loves to ring in with rainbows, scavenger hunts, and lots of silly little- leprechaun fun. But we also love to ...

our fave programming for 6-9 year olds
February 11, 2013 14 comments

our fave programming for 6-9 year olds

We are big into managing our kids’ screen time over here, and that’s no secret. Though we truly value all they can learn with the help of technology, and we ...

high school basketball games: why families should go
February 8, 2013 3 comments

high school basketball games: why families should go

Totally new-for-us this last month was something that I wish we would have done sooner, but I think our kids are finally at just-the-right age. Just like the ole days ...

partner match: cool game for questioning, thinking, chatting, moving, and more
January 30, 2013 4 comments

partner match: cool game for questioning, thinking, chatting, moving, and more

It’s not easy to find games that get kids up and moving, engaged, excited, and thinking, but Partner Match is a winner in our book. And the cool thing about ...

candy cane experiments, 2.0
January 22, 2013 6 comments

candy cane experiments, 2.0

We are always looking for reasons to play with our food over here, so when we put away the last of the holiday decorations, instead of tossing our candy canes, ...