Written on November 21, 2013 at 6:00 am, by Jake
Last weekend we went to the park after our weekend ritual of local-diner brunch. The park was supposed to be a quick stop to get some of the pent-up energy out, but turned into a 3.5-4 hour playtime, complete with an economics lesson, and ultimately resulted a sleepover party with … Continue
Written on September 25, 2013 at 5:12 pm, by Megan
I’m really struggling to help Eliza get into a good weekday routine.
E gets home at about 3:30 PM and the goal is to have her in bed by 8:00 PM. That’s four and a half hours to eat a snack, do homework (usually with Jonas pestering her), do chores … Continue
Written on August 29, 2013 at 9:23 am, by Megan
Written on August 27, 2013 at 9:06 pm, by Jake
Written on July 19, 2013 at 7:30 am, by Jake
Some days it goest really well, others… well, this happens.
Written on April 23, 2013 at 4:49 pm, by Megan
Along with all of our paid sponsors, friends, and affiliate partners on our sidebar, each month we’re going to give a spot to a cause of our coice and are going to share that cause with you. As Uncle Ben said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” We want to … Continue
Written on March 28, 2013 at 11:50 am, by Megan
We’ve been covered in snow for the majority of Spring Break and it’s the last week of the quarter, so Jake has had to work late most nights. Needless to say, I’ve had my work cut out for me keeping it fun for Eliza and Jonas and keeping myself sane. … Continue
Written on March 13, 2013 at 2:32 pm, by Megan
A few weeks ago, Eliza had her very first kid-centered birthday party… almost two month after her actual birthday. But it took us awhile to be ready after Christmas break, and we had to post-pone because of snow, so we’re okay with that.
Eliza wanted a Harry Potter theme, so … Continue
Written on February 14, 2013 at 10:11 pm, by Megan
Okay, I have the best Valentine’s Day story about that die. Eliza brought that home with her valentines from school! It was in a bag with a lot of other tiny goodies, so I KNOW that the parent just grabbed a bunch of Valentine’s stuff and didn’t read it. Which … Continue
Written on February 10, 2013 at 1:03 am, by Megan
Today was full of a bunch of casual, serious-matter conversations with seven-year-old Eliza, and I realized that we’ve never really written about a huge aspect of our parenting philosophy before.
We answer questions honestly.
That sounds simple, but it is actually really difficult. Kids, especially really inquisitive kids like Eliza, … Continue