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Parents Need Alone Time Too

Don’t get me wrong, I love my kids, but adults need time away from kids more than just once in a while. It needs to be structured and it needs to be a regular occurrence. Last few weeks of summer convinced me!

Teach your Child Intimacy

Lochlan, from the back seat of our car the other day: “Daddy, what is Intimacy?”. This led into a wonderful series of conversations lasting several days and I could not be happier.

Limiting Digital Device Time

When Luke was an infant, I thought it was cute he watched YouTube videos of kids playing with trains. He’s now 11 watching YouTube videos of kids playing video games.

Update on Lochlans Magic Bear

Lochlan and I have been sketching out the bear for a few weeks now and we finally got one that we like. Now we have to really start writing the story and drawing this bear in different positions and settings.

Temp Tatoos & The Magic Forest

On our trip to Lake George, we all got temporary tatoos and were saddened to find out that The Magic Forest had been sold and the fiberglass figures were no longer frolicking through the park.

Two Quirky Summer Adventures

Before I set up this workshop, which keeps me busy every weekend, I used to take my kids out on Saturdays and Sundays to get them out of the house and spark their sense of adventure. Here are a few of their favorites, plus updates on a few upcoming workshops.

Kids Name Art: Quick & Easy DIY Ideas

We’re all busy, but once a year, your little one’s birthday comes up and rather than purchase a cheesy happy birthday banner, why not try something different

DIY Holiday Card Photoshoot

Go behind the scenes to see how we created a nice printed holiday card with our two sons. Hint, you need to take a lot of pictures and keep the little one interested.