All Work = Some Play

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On my way home from dropping the kids off at school, I told Bean, the preschooler, that I would be doing yard work. I offered for him to join me or play nicely inside. He politely declined the yard work. I began working. It wasn’t until he heard the steady “chink, chink, chink” of the ax that he came out to see what was going on. We tore out a large olive tree last spring and over the summer it grew back to the size of a large bush. This tree is my nemesis, and it needed to go. I was digging around and chopping at roots when Bean found me. Read More

The Journey to Playful Parenthood

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My first post was about how starting a blog is like having a baby. You may have been left thinking that while the payoff of having children is obvious – and if you don’t agree with that statement, I’m hoping I can convince you with time – the benefits of starting a blog aren’t so readily apparent. So why are we doing this?

Well, I thought you’d never ask! Read More