A kid in school (or daycare) means lots of artwork. From hand print turkeys to pages of scribbles, it can be quite a lot of stuff to save. I had been quietly slipping about half of it into the trash until the day my son caught me in a typical parental fib and discovered I … Continue reading MomLife: Of Course I Keep ALL Your Artwork!
I feel like I'm an honest person. Or, at least, I was until I had a child. Now we can't play with the skateboard "because it's resting," the playground was closed today for some strange reason and we are SERIOUSLY all out of cookies. This is just the tip of my iceberg of my lies … Continue reading Parent Survival Techniques: The Lies We Tell Our Children
Making a bottle rocket with baking soda and vinegar is always a fun and explosive (but safe) activity! When the baking soda reacts with the vinegar, it forms carbon dioxide and water. The carbon dioxide builds up inside the bottle until it launches into the air! Here's step-by-step directions to launch your own rocket: Supplies: … Continue reading How to Launch a Rocket with Baking Soda and Vinegar
Indoor trampoline parks are a great way for kids to burn some energy! They're our go-to spot when it's rainy or too hot to play outside but my son is ready to run and play. Jumpstreet in Jacksonville Beach is the closest one to us, but our city has several different options and I'm sure there … Continue reading Jumping Around at Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park
My son has not been the most receptive little reader. In fact, he's been downright combative at times, like when I tried to read him What's Making Walter C. Laugh? and he threw a giant tantrum, and then there was the time he kept shoving poor Sgt. Stubby in the trash. It got to where … Continue reading Book Review: P is for Poop by Ben Luster