Parenting
Get Your Kid Excited About Space!

Get Your Kid Excited About Space!

Here is a fun way to get your kid excited about SPACE. Watch the Space Station fly over your house!
The Magic of Charts

The Magic of Charts

Our daughter has always been very driven by rules and rewards. She loves to know what is expected of her and, when applicable, the end result of her behavior or activity.┬áThis made charts the perfect motivational method for her as she struggled with becoming a “big girl.” We used charts for everything, from going potty...
Book Review - Up: A Mother and Daughter's Peakbagging Adventure

Book Review – Up: A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure

What do you do with an energetic, ambitious 5-year-old who never seems to tire and loves the outdoors? If you're Patricia Ellis Herr, you climb mountains with her. Lots of them. And then you write a book about it.
Summer 2012 To-Do List

Summer 2012 To-Do List

I love a good To-Do list, so when I saw Summer To-Do lists popping up all over Pinterest, I knew I had to make one as well.
Healthy Frozen Treats for Summer

Healthy Frozen Treats for Summer

There's more to cool summer treats than ice cream and sugary popsicles. Make these healthy snacks for a cool, everyday summer treat. Bonus: Frozen treats for the grown-ups!
Howdy Kids: Sleep!

Howdy Kids: Sleep!

Jason and Anna talk about trying to get their 4 year-old to sleep through the night. Also Date Night and a Moon Light.
Howdy Moms: 02 - One and Done

Howdy Moms: 02 – One and Done

Anna and Ginger talk about why they have decided to have one child. They also give some feedback on the sex show.
Lies I've Told My Nephew: #42

Lies I’ve Told My Nephew: #42

House Flies. It is an uncle's job to tell tall tales to gullible nephews. It's probably a law.
Teaching Compassion

Teaching Compassion

An encounter with a homeless man reminds me that talking about compassion with my child isn't enough. Now we're on the hunt for ways to get even our youngest family members involved in community service.
Fat Mom to Fit Mom

Fat Mom to Fit Mom

Jason and Anna talk about Anna's weight loss journey.
Playing Star Wars Like a Girl

Playing Star Wars Like a Girl

A 5-year old girl. A lightsaber. It's the ultimate play date... until the playing begins. Wait. How do you play Star Wars with a girl?
How To:  Make a (no sew) tutu

How To: Make a (no sew) tutu

I made a tutu. It took an hour and cost less than $10. Learn how you can do this, too!