Tag Archives: Parenting

Garden Hopscotch and Games

Like most 5-year-olds, our daughter (can I still call her the Babylady?) loves to move. Bounce. Run. Dance. Swim. Climb.  It doesn’t really seem to matter what she is doing, the girl basically loves to move and be active in … Continue reading

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On Writing: a Daughter, a Chicken, and an Egg.

Recently I took a class at The Pantry on Food Writing with Sara Dickerman. I am not a food writer and I don’t write directly about food per se.  But I enjoy writing and write about things related to food so I thought … Continue reading

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Getting Artsy with Kids and IKEA: A Compact Art Studio

I’ve mentioned before that our house is pretty small according today’s standards.  Spaces need to do double-duty.  For instance, we have a room that is about 8′ by 10′ and it serves as my office, the Ladyfriend’s closet, and the … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen with Kids: A Play Kitchen You Won’t Hate

Before we had a child we swore up and down that our house wouldn’t become a giant toy depository. Piles of kid toys- especially in the form of single function plastic crap with missing pieces– give me the willies. The Family Purchasing Clause … Continue reading

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Two Cookies: Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies and Chunky Peanut Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies

The Tigress announced a cookie party!  It is this Thursday, December 15th 730-830pm EST (that is 430pm for you westcoasters).  A cyber party. Recipes. Cookie Love. A chance to win some amazing books (pop over and read more details about … Continue reading

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