Bring Back the Oranges!

Bring Back the Oranges

Healthy snacks at sports Anybody with older kids have stories to share about bringing healthier snacks to kids sports practices & games? I want to create a campaign and part of it will be to highlight real-life stories. Also, I’d love photos of teams with “orange peel smiles.” Check out my campaign site:¬†http://bringbacktheoranges.com/ It’s still […]

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My To-Don’t List #NaBloPoMo

I lie in bed at night thinking of all the things I want to do the next day. Ambitious things involving crafts and gardening and cooking and cleaning. And of course, writing. Catching up on email, and the semi-professional obligations I’ve said “yes” to. Reading to, playing with, and otherwise teaching my son, being a […]

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Top Ten Ways Dining Out with a Toddler is Like a Bad Date

Top Ten Ways Dining Out with a Toddler is Like a Bad Date 10. They always make you late. 9. When you get to the restaurant, they complain–loudly–about how they’re TIRED of this place. 8. They are bad listeners. During dinner, they talk only about themselves. 7. They sometimes take their shirts off and dance […]

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How NOT to Do Your Taxes

1. Wait until the afternoon before they are due. This enhances your stress level. 2. Make sure the toddler is a) home, b) not sleeping well, and c) going through a clingy phase. Having a toddler on your lap, reaching down your shirt, and begging to ‘eesh more‘ will really improve your ability to think […]

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