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 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 …

Ages 2-5Media & Technology


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 …