This morning was a good opportunity to take some phenomenon in the natural world and explain what it was and how it works – all while the kids were naturally interested in it. Â I try to look for opportunities to do this and encourage the kids to think about the mechanisms that are all around […]
Perfect Spot for Kids to Help Cook
This is a great idea from Parent Hacks. Â When kids are helping with mixing and measuring, put the bowl over the open dishwasher door. Â When you’re done — close it and the dishwasher wash cycle will clean up the mess. Â Done. Â Easy. Link.
Sometimes you look at old pictures and think “Awwww”. Â I just look at this one and think how beat city my lawn was in 2006. Â Yikes. Â Eila looks cute, though.
New (to us) piano
Our neighbors gave us their piano. After getting a bunch of friends together to move it, I’m ready to begin tormenting the kids with piano lessons.