Whalan's Stand Still Parade

 WHALAN’S STAND STILL PARADEWhen a town only has 60 residents, you need to do things a little d...more

Easy Sailboat Craft

 Make these fun skipjacks out of paper towel tubes and recycled paper....more

The dawdler in Batman pajamas

Bed is delicious these days. Toffee-like. Fudge. Yummy to roll around. Stick-y. It has become difficult to dislodge. I understand. I too have the urge. Yet, every morning I give up, not without grudge, the delicious fudge. I get up and I budge the dawdler. In Batman pajamas. Getting up is easy, getting moving is not. Somewhere in that space between 'up ' and 'about' exists my eight year old,wandering every which way ,going here, there, following every rabbit trail to nowhere in particular....more

DIY: Make a Passport for Kids and Explore Your City

 "We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time." - T. S. Eliot This summer, the girls are getting their first passports.But we're not heading en famille to France....more

Why We Own A Camper

Gore Mountain Tubing ~ Review~{North Creek, NY}

      We have had a ton of snow here in Voluntown this year!!! Again, the snow was falling so I thought this post would be good for today! We went tubing at Gore Mountain a few weeks ago and it was great! Check out my full review here!...more

An Absolutely Adorable Daddy Daughter Reading Streak: Your Quality Time Matters

“The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.”- Thich Nhat Hanh Princess. Beautiful. Sweetheart....more
I love this! I read (almost) every night with my 10-year-old. We've explored and adventured with ...more

How To Find Your Family Halloween Fun

Just days before Halloween, when my daughter Zoe was almost 4, we found ourselves inpatient (… again) at our local hospital. Fall had just arrived in Arizona, and though the days were bright and sunny, the weather in the desert was finally, deliciously cooling....more
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