Glow in the Dark Scavenger Hunt

Looking for a cure for cabin fever? I found a sneaky way to get the kids to declutter: Gather any useless fast food toys or broken toys for a glow-in-dark scavenger hunt.

We found a cheap pack of glow in the dark paints at Target during the Halloween season, but I’ve noticed a lot of . . . → Read More: Glow in the Dark Scavenger Hunt

Bad Dancing

Recently in the newspaper I found that a big club was charging money and giving out prizes for a Bad Dancing contest. And what an easy thing to do for a family fun night (or better yet when you have guests over)!

The secret to the fun is that each participant isn’t allowed to choose . . . → Read More: Bad Dancing

Why Children (and you) Should Write Authors

When an adult reads a book they love they often tell people about it or write an online review. Often that online review gets back to the author. But when kids read a book they love, they often don’t do either.

A few years back, my daughter and I did a book club. Our first . . . → Read More: Why Children (and you) Should Write Authors

Fun Ways to Prep for Christmas

I love those Pixar people. They know how to tell a story. And a few years ago they made my favorite Christmas movie, Prep and Landing:

Why is it my favorite? Aside from the fact that it’s 22 minutes of engaging non-stop entertainment with layers of plot and character development, aside from the fact . . . → Read More: Fun Ways to Prep for Christmas