It’s summer, and the days are long and the living is easy, right? We’ll help with that last part: fun messy projects, using the outdoors for creative discipline tricks, and how to dress for family portraits ahead!
By Rebecca Lemar We took the children camping on an island up north last week where the ponderosa pine trees grow tall. Our campsite was dotted with buttercups and indian paintbrush that looked like little fallen stars bursting on the tall grass. Through the pines was a long sandy beach. “The children are going to […]
“How can you best prepare a toddler for a new sibling?” Congratulations! Your new baby girl has arrived and you’re bringing home a new sibling to your toddler waiting to meet her. It’s a beautiful change for your family unit, but one your toddler may have trouble understanding. My daughter, just two when I brought home my […]
By Rebecca Lemar Not long ago, I proclaimed in my annual summer manifesto that my children deserve a sensational summer rich with summer fun. My own roadblock usually comes when I don’t have a scheduled activity. Here I am pushing boredom onto my children to discover their own passions, and I avoid open ended time […]