Juf Thera's 4 Minute Play Dough Recipe

Okay, you can’t eat it, but it’s a bit like baking. Plus its way cheaper than buying Play-Doh only to watch the little people gleefully squish the bright beautiful colours into a brown mass. ...more

Fending Off Wild Animals - Tales of online harassment

Gamer: *Bite* *Lick*Me: Silence while I play my gameGamer: You better not enjoy that because you are spoken for.Me: Indeed I am. I will not.Gamer: You have as much restraint as I do, so I know you will enjoy that.Me: Good thing I have a boyfriend that I am in love with and can restrain myself.Gamer: I’m logging off, but don’t tease me and enjoy that because you are taken. ...more


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The Beach, the Bay and Blue Crabs

Long ago when I was a ballerina in Virginia, the ocean was never far away. After the ends of performance runs, when we had a short lay-off, we would spend days by the ocean or the Bay playing in the water, relaxing at the sea's edge and dancing in the sand.  This time signaled a short re-load, a refresh, a reset.  The days seemed long and glorious and there was no schedule. After the sun started to wane, a cook-out would inevitably ensue and the fun would carry-on.  After a few days we would go back to work, but sun drenched and ready for the next ballet....more

Mobile Education Games for Children

No more teachers, no more books is the siren song of summer, but chances are you'd prefer your kiddos hang onto at least a shred of their education over the warmer months. If you were born to homeschool you're all set. But if you look at the new math and cringe it pays to seek out some summertime support....more

Adding up the little things

Our dinnertime conversations have become quite formulaic: We talk about the events of our days and if we are close to a weekend, we share any upcoming plans. (If it is slow going, I will tell a fanciful story about my day that features a dragon just to see if anyone is paying attention.) Some nights this goes better than others....more

Don't Eat Peter, A Fun Easter Game for All Ages, From Toddlers to Adults

If you've played Don't Eat Pete, this is our Easter version played the same way.  We love this game! It is so simple kids of all ages can play together!  All you have to do is print out the free game board and grab some small easter candies.  To play: Place one piece of candy in each square. Send one person out of the room while the group chooses one candy piece to be “Peter ”.  When the player returns he slowly eats the candies one at a time....more

All tech is not created equal

When I asked my son what he wanted to save up his allowance for, he told me he wanted to buy a tablet. When I asked him why, he listed all the games he could play on it that he couldn't play on his LeapPad....more