I remember reading and rereading A Apple Pie when I was a little girl, and I recently went looking to see if I could find a copy for my kids. Whilst looking for it, I discovered that the author-illustrator, Kate Greenaway was one of the most influential children’s book illustrators of the 19th century.
Have you ever tried to do something other people said was impossible, and then had to struggle through setback after setback? Jack and his quest to bring a fine gift for the princess’s birthday party is just such a story.
Dear Zaza and Roxie, I’m writing you this to you in case you decide someday to go back and read through my old blog posts. I know you can’t read yet, so I figure this is a safe way to explain how I really feel about business travel, as a working mother. Read more
Learning to play the piano has multiple benefits for children. Here are a few tips on how to find a great teacher for your child. Read more
There is a concept in physics called entropy, that basically seems to be a mathematic representation of cosmic clutter that results from all sorts of universal activity. In physics, we’re told that entropy always increases.
I’m thinking that there must be a sort of lifestyle entropy out there. No matter what I want to do, there’s always a certain amount of complications that get added to our daily routine. Over time, this builds up to the point where I can barely get through a day. Read more
Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, wildfires – these all give at least a tiny bit of advance notice. But nobody knows when The Big One will happen until at actually does. So it’s important to be prepared. Read more
This is a guide for making a double-sided printed booklet using a template in Microsoft Word. Use these instructions and the included MS Word template to create custom books with your own content. Read more
For our son’s recent birthday, we got him this really cool race car track set that included two battery-operated cars and a bunch of flexible glow-in-the-dark track. He immediately wanted to play with it, which necessitated putting batteries into the cars. Things went downhill very quickly from there.
You are in your pajamas. Your teeth are clean. You just heard the end of a story and gave your Mom a hug and kiss goodnight.
It’s time to fall asleep.
But how do you do that?
If you are working on tracking your calories, you probably have run into the same challenges I have with figuring out how many calories there are home made foods. This nifty online tool really makes this easier.