Snowflakes

Snowflakes

The snow fell more heavily on our faces as we stood in unseasonably warm weather. The two of us waited patiently in the schoolyard to pick up the older kids. ┬áThe 3 year old, well 4 next week, followed a group of older children around. “Lets go somewhere...
The BEST Kids Video Games of 2016

The BEST Kids Video Games of 2016

Christmas is coming up and the year is drawing to a close. Are you confused about what games are new, and which have been out for awhile? Or maybe you’re looking for the perfect game for your little one’s Christmas list. Here are some of the best video...
Why My 5 Kids Don’t Do Chores

Why My 5 Kids Don’t Do Chores

All too often I see posts and articles about how, what, and when to instil chores on your children. There are charts with reward stickers. There are books dedicated to forcing your kids to “help out” around the house. There are punishments and cash...
7 Clutter-Free Gifts for Dad

7 Clutter-Free Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day is coming up, and as a (slowly converting) minimalist it’s always a challenge to avoid adding to the pile on holidays. Well meaning family and friends love to give something that seemed like, well, an impulse buy for them – even if there...