Halloween is the time of year for all things spooky and slime is a great way to make skin crawl and have fun at the same time. Below is the basic recipe for making slime along with a few fun variations. Here's to a creepy, slimy Halloween!Basic Slime Recipe2 cups cornstarch1½.... read more
One of the joys of being a parent is getting to do the fun kid stuff all over again. Stuff like sharing Easter baskets, making valentines, and dressing up for Halloween. You can hardly wait to dress up your nine-month-old in that lion costume and parade her around the neighbor.... read more
So you are getting geared up to go trick-or-treating with your little one. If it's your child's first time, welcome to the fun! If you're a veteran, then we hope you'll chime in with your stories and suggestions.First things first: are you ready? What is the status of the cost.... read more
We've been delighting in our wanderings through autumn, and we've tried to keep a balance between nature and leaves and cooler weather fun and that absolutely delicious holiday known as Halloween. But at this point, there's no semblance of balance.We are all pumpkins, all cost.... read more
It's a little over a week before Halloween, and you still don't have costumes for your kids. Sound familiar? (Raising my own hand, here.) Never fear! You can come up with a pretty great outfit for your kids by sorting through their dress-up drawer and tossing in a few .... read more
We originally thought we'd write today about the historical origins of this wacky holiday, and how to explain to our little ones why it is that everyone spends the last weeks of October carving pumpkins and obsessing about what costume to wear on the big night.But it turns out.... read more
Whether it's around a campfire on a family camping trip, snuggled in the living room for a sleepover, in the middle of a power outage, or on special days and holidays, every now and again it's just right for a not-too-spooky story. Here are six fantastic books to either get in.... read more
Frank Sinatra said that orange is the happiest color, and I must agree. The color orange inspires energy and creativity, and creates a sense of warmth in nature that we all seem to fall in love with this time of year.So it's no wonder that we keep our cameras close by this sea.... read more
There are many ways to begin greening up your Halloween this year. The reasons for doing this are many: reducing trash from single use items that will end up in the landfill, reducing exposure to toxic chemicals through all the plastic aspects inherent in the holiday, finding .... read more
As the lyrical prophet Fresh Prince once wrote: parents just don't understand. Never is this truer than when it comes to the creepy, gross, and weird things that cause our kids to lose their minds. Somewhere near the top of that weird list is bones. So how do you satisfy your .... read more
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