I tend to pride myself on being a non-traditionalist, in a sense, paying no mind to typical holiday rush and banter, and cruising our family down our own self-made path of simplicity and spontaneous decision making; not locking us in to any bizarre commitments that we see others fall into. I break from this way… Read More how to have a juicy, creative life.
In a world full of endless birthday parties, play dates, car DVD players, and digital gadgets right at our fingertips, children are in a constant state of entertainment, jumping from one awesome activity to the next. This “cycle of fun” always creates the inner need for MORE: more movies, more sugary snacks, more trips (and… Read More Encouraging Boredom in Your Children
(Note: This article was originally published in my Lifestyles column in the June 5th edition of the LaFollette Press) Now that children are officially out of school for the summer, they are super excited and YOU are super panicked. What are you going to do with these crazy kids for the next three months that… Read More Fun, Frugal and Local: Summer Activities for Kids
So, do you have relatives in the nursing home that you want to visit but not sure how your kids will react? I am chatting over at the Knoxville Moms Blog today about taking your children to visit others in the nursing home and how to prepare for these trips! You can find today’s post… Read More How to Visit the Nursing Home with Kids