Creating my kid-free list seemed innocent enough to me at the time. I tend to swim in a sea that seems primarily comprised of mommybloggers and daddybloggers, and I was suddenly possessed of the urge to find and collect those out there who fit my particular demographic: people over 30 who do not have children. I intended nothing political by or pre-supposing about it. I simply had the very human desire to see myself reflected out in the world.
A friend of mine is having twins girls, due in August. She asked me for advice, and I had to reach far back into my foggy, sleepless memory banks to give her anything useful. I don't often talk about having twins, and I don't often talk about the infancy years, but both are so stressful, that maybe a quick tutorial would help some mothers out there. So, without further ado, here are a few ways to make your life easier, or at least survivable, during the early days. ...more
I have been rebuilding my website: www.thefamousstacie.comand I am ready to announce it to the world! I am going to move my sewing and cooking projects over there and keep daily life, kiddos and some crafts etc... here. I am hoping my website can link all my places together: YouTube, Twitter, Zazzle, Create Space and Blogger into one nice neat package! Please come visit me at the all New www.TheFamousStacie.com...more
We're big fans of hiking and are fortunate enough to live in a city that has a lot of greenspace and trails. I even keep a supply of bird seed and a geocaching kit in the back of the car in case we decide to go on a whim....more
Ways to Trick your Baby:Problem: You can't get anything done. You have a nice list of goals and things to do each day, and you're positive everything is going to go just right if you can all just keep to schedule. But you can't. Someone doesn't want to go shopping at 11 a.m. and someone else doesn't want to do anything but cling to your leg while you try to do dishes and convince the first to go shopping. It's a shambles.Solution: Read More...more
by Lianne Castelino www.whereparentstalk.com
There is just so much out there to be mindful of as parents. So many warnings, side effects, danger zones, toxins --- at home, school, in the backyard, on the field, in the arena, at the restaurant.
I for one tend to take all of this in stride by. My position? Everything in moderation.
Concidentally, this year, Earth Day and Good Friday fall on the same day. Today! That means we're already pretty ahead of the game in terms of reducing consumption today, since many stores and businesses will be closed... :)If you're trying to find something to do around town, check the EPA EarthDay site and EarthDay Canada website for local events....more