Tag Archives: winter

Happy Holidays and Solstice Celebrations

Happy Holidays and Solstice Celebrations

We don’t do Christmas. There. I said it. Why? I’m Pagan. EG Dad is Atheist. Instead, we celebrate the Solstice. Best of both worlds. Read More

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Keep Your Legs Warm With Geeked-Up Tights

Despite my protests, summer always leaves eventually. I live in the southern US, so I can pretend for a long time, but come January, I have to face it. It’s just plain cold. There are only two ways to make that better: gingerbread lattes, which leave after Christmas, and funky tights, which are always your friend. Here are a few of my favorites. Read More

The Rise of the Play Center

In Maine we are housebound for much of January through March because of snow. Often this can include April, and it can also include the restrictive cold weather of December. Last year was my first year with a toddler, so gone were my housebound days of curling up in front of the woodstove with a… Read More

CABIN FEVER: Fun Without Electricity

Our winters in Oklahoma, USA are typically mild with occasional bouts of precipitation that melts within a couple of days. Last year, however, we had a blizzard on Christmas Eve and this year we had record snowfall. We don’t have blizzards here. We aren’t prepared to deal with that much snow. Our daughter’s school was… Read More

Static Season Has Returned

We’ve all done it. We’ve all earned the scathing look and the whine of discomfort because we just accidentally static shocked our child. You always feel just a little bad, unless of course you did it on purpose, in which case you are trying very hard not to smile. But in all things there is… Read More