Weekend links

Most of the little free time I have lately has been spent sewing, sewing, and sewing.  It’s my nesting outlet for the birth of number three, who is welcome to come whenever he wants.  With that in mind, most of today’s weekend links have the crafty bent.  Enjoy… Recipe Card Maker :: Skip to My (read more…)

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Sunday Links: Memorial Day Weekend

• From How About Orange: DIY Mid Century Clock Magnets • From Simple Kids: Simple Elements for Backyard Fun – Even Without the Backyard • From Non-Toxic Kids: EWG’s 2010 Safer Sunscreen Guide • From Fake Plastic Fish: How to Store Produce Without Plastic • From New Urban Habitat: How Walkable Is Your Neighborhood? • (read more…)

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A birth abroad

Today I’m over at (in)courage, where I’m sharing the birth story of my second-born.  He was delivered in the country where we recently lived, and needless to say, there were some definite cultural differences.  From the post: “Things rather quickly escalated in the operating room. The gaggle of nurses and doctors shot me questions left (read more…)

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DIY: Super Simple Market Bag

You’ve all seen them.  Reusable market bags seem to be everywhere these days. Every time I am standing in line at a checkout counter, there they are – reusable bags emblazened with the label of the particular chain store. I met a woman this past weekend that has a reusable market bag in every color (read more…)

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How to handle pre-launch jitters with children

Early on in my career as a family therapist, I worked with a family in full-blown “senioritis” mode. Their son was a good student, busy in extracurricular activities and sports, had a part-time job, and a good group of friends. As soon as spring hit, tensions in the house rose between he and his parents, (read more…)

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