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Preparing for Camp Invention
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Preparing for Camp Invention

A few weeks ago, I chaperoned the 1st grade field trip, marking the first time I’d done anything even remotely like that with children not my own, in a vehicle I was not in control over. It was a long, hot day in a school bus without a/c for nearly […]

New Kid’s Music on Cooper & Kid
OWTK Kindie Album Reviews

New Kid’s Music on Cooper & Kid

After a very long absence from the kid’s music review scene, I have delivered 5 mini write-ups of five albums perfectly suited to soundtrack your family’s summer. This is just part one though! I have five more lined up for later this month. That’s what happens when you spend the […]

Counteracting the Hobby Lobby #LikeAGirl
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Counteracting the Hobby Lobby #LikeAGirl

Today isn’t a great day for women in the United States. The Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court proved once again that corporations and big business and (some) religions are valued more than a woman, her rights, her body, and her life. To counteract that heaping pile of anti-feminine shit […]

8 Ways the World Cup is Exactly Like Parenting
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8 Ways the World Cup is Exactly Like Parenting

There are many parallels between the FIFA World Cup and parenting life. Here are 8 ways the World Cup and parenting are exactly alike. Yes, diving is involved. 1) BORING BUT BEAUTIFUL There is a lot of what outsiders would deem mundane activity, boring stuff, but what good parents and […]

22 Memories of Kindiecomm 2014
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22 Memories of Kindiecomm 2014

The first ever Kindiecomm family music conference wrapped this past weekend and overflowed with beautiful moments, big and small, quiet and loud. The nature of conferences is such that every attendee has a different experience, engages in different conversation, and takes away different bits of inspiration and points to ponder […]

OWTK Philly Local: Art Splash at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
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OWTK Philly Local: Art Splash at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

I don’t know what all the sculptures represent. I haven’t a clue about brush strokes. And I can barely dance my way around explaining impressionism to my kids. But I believe in art and I believe in art museums as exciting destinations for families with young children. Sometimes, you have […]

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