Let's go bowling

I suck at bowling. (Actual bowling - I rock at Wii bowling.) I lob the ball a bit too far down the lane, I don't take the time to line myself up and I often get gutter balls. But every time I've gone bowling with my son, I've had a blast....more

Same room; different content

Last week, I was wondering how old my son will be when he gets his first smartphone. My husband and I still haven't decided the right age, but agree that it will be when he has reached the right balance of personal responsibility and social need. (We want him to understand the consequences of having the device, but don't want him to be the only member of his peer group without one.)...more

Telling tales at home

I'm big on people having hobbies. Things that they enjoy outside of work and parenthood. They provide great examples of "parents are people too" to our children (or grandchildren). And hopefully these hobbies are activities which can be shared with little ones as they get older....more

Agnitus Educational Games App Review

I was able to get my hands on the full version of Agnitus by winning a giveaway and wanted to share my experience with the app and subscription service.  I was not compensated in any way to provide my review and information about this app.  Agnitus is a fun and educational app that helps your child (age 2 to 7) with preschool and Kindergarten fundamentals.  Okay, I know there's tons of tech these days, but this isn't a fluff app that simply keeps your kiddo quiet....more

Beat the clock

A few days ago my husband watched me compile my to-do list for the weekend....more

Library Scavenger Hunt

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15 Free Educational Kids' Apps

 We have all experienced those moments when you just wanted to climb under your cart while waiting in a long line at the store.  Well, here are some great apps you can have on your phone or tablet waiting for the moment when a little fun is needed.  These are just some cool things for the young ones and older kids too!...more

NFL Not For Lust

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Have you ever played Pin the Nose on Olaf?

I'd like to share with you during the month of May some of the best times that I have that you don't know about. During the weekends I don a tutu and a tiara and act as the Tea Queen and host book themed tea parties!Here's one that was fun. ...more
So cute! I love this.more