Posts tagged "Pinterest"

Summer Challenge for Kids and Adults

Summer Challenge for Kids and Adults
While the September 22, 2012 autumnal equinox is still weeks away, the deluge of Back to School advertisements signal the contrary to those of us with school-aged children. Whether we like it or not, our summer ends when the new school year begins. As the self-appointed Queen of Schedules and Goddess of Routine, alas, I... Read more »

Overscheduling: Defeating the Purpose of Summer

Overscheduling: Defeating the Purpose of Summer
I live in a special part of Northwest Indiana where the winters are long, the cold, brutal and piercing. I firmly believe that my house gets more snow each year than any other house in my town, and each year, I take a picture of my yard stick in the snow to prove it. This... Read more »

Reinventing Your World With Pinterest

Reinventing Your World With Pinterest
Last week, I purged my closet of everything that reminded me of my 20’s. Disintegrating sweatpants, almost cropped tops and barely there bikinis departed from my now empty closet. I paused momentarily to think back on all the good times these clothes had experienced, when I was single and my toosh was naturally perky. The... Read more »
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Lacking the Crafty Mom Gene: Scarring My Children with Creativity

Lacking the Crafty Mom Gene: Scarring My Children with Creativity
I am not ashamed to admit I am lacking in the arts and crafts department. It is a little embarrassing when visitors mistake my creative expression for something my 3-year-old made in preschool… I long to create mini masterpieces at the whim of my imagination. I subscribe to many blogs and newsletters hoping to be... Read more »