When my daughter disappeared in our woods, I tried not to worry. But the reason surprised even me.
We just wrangled another science fair in our house. These are voluntary affairs at the elementary level in our district and prepping for one is an exhausting family ritual. I’m gratified that our kids usually want to do them, but adding a project to our busy evening agendas can get a bit stressful. In addition, […]
It’s March again, and outdoors isn’t cooperating. Here are a few more things you can do to keep feeling outdoorsy when you want to be indoors.
With the snow comes building a snow fort. Alone winner Zach Fowler has a great technique that’s workable for almost any amount of snow.
We’re in the middle of another weird winter in my area of the state. First it’s below zero, then it’s 40 and raining, then it’s an ice storm. We’ve had essentially no snow and the ice has been hit or miss. We can’t figure out what to do with ourselves and, especially, what to wear. […]
Ice skating success still eludes my kids, after years of trying. Perhaps I’ve got my approach all wrong.
Do you hate being outside, which makes it hard to get your kids outside? I get it. There are parts of parenting I hate, too. Here are four tips that will help you get your kids (and yourself) out there.
Do you know how to make the perfect snow day? Here’s a post I wrote last year about how to kick back, relax, give up control, and enjoy.
Why shop on Black Friday when you can opt outside? Join the movement to turn away from the craziness and get some fresh air.
It’s Election Day. How to survive the stress? Here are three things I learned just this week that can help you and your kids pull through.