Paint a Steampunk Driveway

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If you have a few days without rain, lots of paint, and some imagination, you can paint your driveway and make it very obvious how geeky your family is!

Balancing Board Games and Babies Part II

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My Pokemon mentor once said to me, “The family that games together, stays together.” He couldn’t be more correct. A few weeks ago I shared with you how my husband and I balance being parents and gamers. My husband and I encourage our kids to play games as well. It doesn’t matter if it’s a game we made up with balls, an educational game, a

Backyard Watercolors Anytime Activity

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At heart, I’m really kind of a lazy mother. If I have to go to a lot of trouble to set up a fun activity, I’m apt to find a million excuses for putting it off until tomorrow. But that tendency conflicts with my desire to be a mom who says yes, a mom who makes anything possible. Take, for instance, painting. My kids love