Tweetage Wasteland : Screen Rage
If I need to transition my son from building a cardboard village with grandma to going to bed for the night, I need to combine my time checks with some subtle threats and an Obi Wan Kenobi-like response to his three hundred or so repetitions of some variation of, “No. I don’t want to. But […]
#WHENINDSM | TGIF #DSM
#WHENINDSM | TGIF #DSM.
Three Wise Women – An Interview With Grown Hippie Mamas | Revolution from Home
“Teach your kids simplicity. Don’t overwhelm them with stuff. As someone who helps people simplify their lives for a living, it’s fascinating to see how much people acquire for their kids because they think they should or that it will make their children happy. Kids develop “needs” for and dependency upon things largely from their […]
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Excerpts From Steamy Romance Novels for Parents of Young Children.
Their eyes met across a landscape of wooden blocks and small cars and plastic dinosaurs that really hurt if you stepped on them at night while getting a child a sippy cup of water. He searched her face for exhaustion, and found it. via McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Excerpts From Steamy Romance Novels for Parents of […]
Explore – The best advice I can come up with is this: Keep…
The best advice I can come up with is this: Keep your living expenses LOW. The smaller you live (materially-speaking), the bigger you can live (creatively-speaking). This way the stakes aren’t so high…you aren’t demanding of your passion that it keeps you living a rich life. Then you can stretch and grow with the most […]
The Little Golden Book of Words: A Rare Illustrated Gem from 1948 | Brain Pickings
The Little Golden Book of Words: A Rare Illustrated Gem from 1948 | Brain Pickings.
Explore – Vintage folk art robots from Relique
Explore – Vintage folk art robots from Relique.
The Birthplace of Income Inequality: Pre-K – Jordan Weissmann – The Atlantic
Research suggests that children who attend pre-k fare better later school and in their careers. By making early childhood education contingent on a parents’ wealth, we’re giving rich kids a big leg up. But we’re also making it more difficult for low-income parents to work. If a child isn’t in school, someone has to take […]
Fancy — Wood Desk Organizer Pencil Holder
This wooden pencil holder is so simple and awesome. At $60 (here) it’s a little steep, but for a homemade project with a block of wood and drill press, I’m very interested!
How to Raise a Child: 10 Rules from Susan Sontag | Brain Pickings
Do not discourage childish fantasies. Make him aware that there is a grown-up world that’s none of his business. via How to Raise a Child: 10 Rules from Susan Sontag | Brain Pickings.