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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

our happy face and flower valentines
January 19, 2013 2 comments

our happy face and flower valentines

originally published on 2/5/2010: —————— There’s something about creating homemade ...

how to make silent reading more meaningful
January 16, 2013 13 comments

how to make silent reading more meaningful

Silent reading can–and should–be a meaningful, rich, awesome experience for ...

5 cool new ways to play with puzzles
January 14, 2013 19 comments

5 cool new ways to play with puzzles

      Many families have a handful of puzzles ...

the papaya: totally new for our family fruit
January 12, 2013 20 comments

the papaya: totally new for our family fruit

We are always looking for new and exciting things to ...

how to make a candy wreath
December 14, 2012 8 comments

how to make a candy wreath

One of my favorite challenges is finding a craft that ...