Kids Need Theatre (and grown-ups do too)

It was not my intention, but somehow my younger daughter has missed out on live theatre. Her big sis has seen The Lion King, Wicked, Peter and the Starcatcher… Nick Jr LIVE… She’s quite the cultured 4th grader. But I had never taken my kindergartener to anything because I am a terrible parent. This weekend […]

KLG is my spirit animal

I love me some Kathie Lee. I’ve been turning on the ol’ boob tube in the mornings now that my girls are in school and I find myself adoring Kathie Lee Gifford more and more every time I watch her. Check out this gem from this morning:     Isn’t she the best? I know […]

How Simply Prepaid™ from T-Mobile Works for My Family

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias — Thank you for supporting the businesses that make this blog possible. I’m a fan of gadgets and doodads. I’m not sure if they make doodads anymore but I know they make gadgets. Except they are […]

Why I Make My Kids Use iThings

As a GenX mom with a fondness for all things Montessori, technology for my children’s use has never been a priority in my life. In fact, I’ve been limiting their screen time since birth. We even pared our cable down to only the basics so I wouldn’t be tempted to turn on Disney Junior to entertain the girls […]

The Monster at the End of This Post.

When my (almost) six year old was a toddler, she received a “TMX Ernie” for a gift and it scared the crap out of her. To be fair, it is kind of an overwhelming toy: when you push the tummy (or “tickle” it him), it he starts to laugh, falls over, then stands back up again. […]