Fireflies

Fireflies

If you are lucky enough to live somewhere with fireflies, pause and appreciate them, and think of me, who is not lucky enough to live somewhere with fireflies. I didn’t see a firefly (that wasn’t a Disneyland firefly) until I was about 35 years old. I love seeing...
June week 4, and old children’s books

June week 4, and old children’s books

  Happy Father’s Day! In this last week of June, we have a nice relaxing several days ahead. I don’t have much for your shopping list except for lemons or lemon juice, and maybe some berries or mint leaves. You probably guess we’re going to have some...
Emergency lollipops

Emergency lollipops

If you have small children, put a couple of emergency lollipops in your purse, to help take the sting from skinned knees and bumped heads in playground accidents. (Image credit: Дарья Яковлева ) You might also like these posts… Emergency lollipops If you have...
No Screen Day

No Screen Day

Invoke a “no-screen day” once a week in your home. For your kids, and yourself as well. One day a week there is to be no TV, no video games, no tablets, no computer screens, no phones. It may be difficult at first, but stick to it. I promise you will love the results....
Ibotta

Ibotta

Download the ibotta app to your phone. This is an app that works sort of like coupon-clipping, but it gives you cash back on your grocery and online purchases. And it really works! I had heard of this app quite some time ago, but I had mistakenly assumed it would be a...
Leprechaun on the shelf, perhaps?

Leprechaun on the shelf, perhaps?

  If your kids enjoy the Christmas Elf on the Shelf, consider resurrecting the elf as the Leprechaun on the Shelf. Or perhaps the Elf could make an appearance on April Fools Day? Think about it and plan it out now. Also don’t forget that today is Dr....