Creators of Wonki Wands Say You Can Make Giant Bubbles

Who among us doesn’t enjoy blowing bubbles with the kids? No one? I didn’t think so. I have had some great times with bubbles. Between the dog who leaps over and over again to snap the bubbles, to a son who in 11 years still hasn’t managed to avoid spilling the bottle, to the fantastic […]

20 Educational Toys Your Toddler Needs

The fine folks at Turtle Mat have come up with this adorable graphic of toys your toddler needs. I think toddlers are the most fun when it comes to toys, don’t you? Earnest Parenting: help for parents who want awesome toys for their toddlers.

Make the World Better with the Positive Pledge

Improving the planet is always a wonderful thing, and doing it by being a better person is even…better. Enter the Positive Pledge. Created by Jon Gordon, it’s a simple promise that you make to be positive. Here are the first two lines of the pledge: I pledge to be a positive person and positive influence […]

FFYF: Happy Reunion Edition

So, yesterday the older boys arrived home from spending the week at Grandma and Grandpa’s house. Last week the younger boys had their turn. Other than fifteen minutes of transition time, the boys have effectively had two weeks apart from one another. They definitely needed the break. None of them are willing to admit being […]

The Joy of Laughter

My weekly post at ForeverParenting is up.  🙂  I thought Giggles was a good thing to think about in the last minute hecticness (is that a word?) before Christmas. Is there anything more beautiful than hearing your child laugh? My favorite is when the boys start giggling about something and let me in on the […]