What is more spooky than a pack of ghoulish children running around with a sugar high? The fact that they will do this ON A SCHOOL NIGHT. That’s what. This year Halloween is on a Monday – the start of a school week – and every kid in my town is already jittery with excitement […]
One Maine mother looks at the tradition of teaching kids how to hunt responsibly.
When I was a small kid, I spent most of my allowance on those cheap, little wax-wrapped jewels that stuck to my teeth and had an aftertaste of bad decisions. As a parent, I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to convince my kids that sugar bugs will eat their beautiful teeth if they keep pounding back the sugar, but they insist, and I occasionally relent.
Hantavirus is a dangerous disease that infects humans after contact with droppings, urine, or bodily fluids from rodents.
A book review by Sarah Cottrell of Rachel’s Day in the Garden: A Kids Yoga Spring Colors Book by Giselle Shardlow
From pulling weeds to setting traps, homesteading is sometimes an unpleasant and dirty experience that doesn’t resemble the clean and chic ideas that so often advertise the hip trend of going rural.
Once I had my own children, it was easy to develop an affinity for fellow mothers — to commiserate with them over sleepless nights born of 2 a.m. fevers, mealtime struggles with picky eaters and the Sisyphean effort to keep a house clean in the presence of jelly-smearing, mud-splattering littles. But there’s one mother with […]
“I did a lot of research, made some good guesses, and a few mistakes. But I’m going to show you how to vacation with a disability (or at least, how we did it.)” Ashley Fuchs, guest blogger on Housewife Plus
The Way of the Mysterial Woman is the most important book for women’s well-being and empowerment since The Feminine Mystique woke up housewives across the country back in the 1950’s.
My dog is kind of a jerk. If he doesn’t get pet enough then he leans his 85 pounds of bossiness against my legs and knocks me over. If I don’t give him his afternoon treat then he will follow me around the house and whimper and whine. He sleeps on the couch, taking up two […]