Maximize Anticipation with a Birthday Countdown for Your Child
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Maximize Anticipation with a Birthday Countdown for Your Child

Because it’s birthday season at our house, today I’m starting a series on traditions to make the big day fun, meaningful, and memorable. First off? How to make a birthday countdown! 3 Birthdays in 5 Weeks! Here’s a little background: on Thursday Nate turned six. His birthday falls between Bennett’s, which was earlier in March,…

It’s International Women’s Day: Bring on the Strong Female Protagonists

“I’m glad we’ve begun to raise our daughters more like our sons, but it will never work until we raise ours sons more like our daughters.” -Gloria Steinem This week I discovered a new tool in my quest to raise feminist sons — books with strong female protagonists. Raising Feminist Sons First let me back…

Saturday Means Pancakes, Thursday Means Bakery – The Importance of Weekly Traditions
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Saturday Means Pancakes, Thursday Means Bakery – The Importance of Weekly Traditions

When you think of traditions, it’s easy to think of special rituals that take place on Christmas or birthdays. And those are so important! But what shouldn’t be overlooked is the importance of weekly rituals. Read on. The Inception of Bakery Day Looking at the title of this post, you’re going to start thinking every…

How to Decorate After Christmas – Take Cues from Nature

How to Decorate After Christmas – Take Cues from Nature

How do you decorate after Christmas? Taking down the tree and all the decorations can be a bittersweet process. On one hand, it’s nice getting your space back to normal. On the other, with the merriment and music and magic of the holiday season behind us, you’re left with…January. The store endcaps jump straight from…