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.
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.
We make pancakes every weekend, usually on Saturday mornings. Everyone gets in on the action. Here’s a little tune I made up to go along with the fun. Read more
A recent study by Chris Westbury and Geoff Hollis of the University of Alberta was titled “Wriggly, squiffy, lummox and boobs: What makes some words funny?” Published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, the researchers shared findings that they have created an algorithm that can predict more accurately than ever how funny most people will find any particular word.
Welcome to 2019, everybody. I hope you all had very nice holidays.
We had a very nice time.
And then we moved out to the ‘burbs. Read more
At my house we’re constantly on the edge of being sucked into the vortex of screen time.
Yes, screen time is bad for little kids.
But if you are going to let them watch, a pretty good option is to pull up storybooks read aloud on YouTube. Read more
Are you one of the millions of Americans who goes out and buys all their holiday gifts on the day after Thanksgiving, fighting for gifts on sale for amazing prices? After all, it is practically our national duty to get out and spend, spend, spend!
Instead, why not join me observation of Buy Nothing Day?
I had my first baby at age 39, and my second at just shy of age 41. That makes me an older mama. As medical professionals put it, I was of “advanced maternal age.”
Do I regret not having my children at an earlier age? Read more