Monthly Archives: April 2013

Recipe Monday – Salisbury Steak

Delicious salisbury steaks in less than 30 minutes!     RECIPE:

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Preschool Pointers – 35: Just Bring Them

ve some adult things to do, like bring a paper to your college campus before 6 p.m., pick up some food for dinner, or run errands. You have no one to watch the kids. Solution: Just do it. Just bring … Continue reading

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So, You Think You Want to Promote, Huh?

Over on the writing blog, I’m talking about how to gain more followers who are actually interested in what you are doing and will share your stuff because they like it. These work.   …   Promoting yourself.   It … Continue reading

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I Think I’m Pretty

You know that Dove Campaign that everyone loved for a hot second before everyone hated it? This one, where the artist sketches a portrait of a woman based on her own description of herself, and then sketches another portrait based … Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 138 – “Reading”

Some kids can already read at this age, but mine are still working on it. For now, they “read the pictures” and tell each other stories.

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Preschool Pointers – 34: Be Sneaky

Problem: Something simple needs to change. For instance, it’s a month past Easter and time to get rid of the messy, grass-filled basket. But how dare you? How very dare you? The Easter baskets must stay forever! In fact, your kids aren’t … Continue reading

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This Feminist’s Box

Look, feminism is a squidgy topic these days. Now that we can vote and own property and work and stuff, what’s the problem, amirite? Do we really need to keep “making people aware” of the stereotypes perpetuated and marginalization of … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – Mexican Casserole

An incredibly easy meal that the kids love. Mexican casserole! (Courtesy of Debby Van Vraken, btw!)     RECIPE

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These Girls are on Fire!

My kids dancing their princess and fairy pants off to Alicia Keys.

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Preschool Pointers – 33: Make Them Sleep on Your Schedule

Problem: For a long time I’ve been an avid supporter of ‘the baby goes to bed when it’s good for us.’ For years now, that’s been 9, 10, 11 o’clock at night. It shocks most of my friends when they’re … Continue reading

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