Ages 2-5Traditions & Celebrations

Why there’s no Elf on my Shelf

In late November I started looking for an advent calendar for E. I hadn’t even thought of getting one until E. started asking every.single.day if we were going to decorate the Christmas tree yet. I have firm rules on Christmas decorating, you see.  No Christmas decorations, no Christmas music, no …

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Ages 2-5Media & Technology

Wheels

Have you seen the GoldieBlox video? It was pretty much inescapable for a few days on my social media websites.  Everyone was sharing it, liking it, commenting on it. The more I thought about the concept, the more uncomfortable it made me. I don’t like toys aimed at girls. I …

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