Conversation and Talents

This week is Better Conversation Week (sponsored by ConversationMatters.com), and the theme is something we really need to think about this week. If your family is filled with people who have lots to say (like ours) and you have kids (we do) then a fun conversation can quickly go overboard fast.

So, if you have . . . → Read More: Conversation and Talents

Feedback, International Space, and Traffic Directing

Last night, since it was National Author’s Day, after all, I presented the family with 2 versions of something I’m working on—2 pages of each version.

The first version is in first person with a boy being the main character; the second version is in third person with a girl being the main character. The . . . → Read More: Feedback, International Space, and Traffic Directing

A Bubbly Day & A Halloween Light Stick Tip

The Dollar Tree is selling these awesome glow in the dark masks, swords, and fairy wands. My kids are excited to have something glow in the dark be part of their costume. We’ve used the following tip before, and it really works. If your kids use glow-in the dark anything on Halloween, try it out!

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Case of the Missing Marsmallows

So I mentioned that we finished our jack o lanterns and were ready to make leaves for the lil pumpkins’ vines — the vines that will hold the stick and marshmallow so the lil pumpkins can have a marshmallow roast.

We placed our jack o’lanterns and lil pumpkins in the living room and went to . . . → Read More: Case of the Missing Marsmallows