Confession: I have 738 Facebook friends. In reality, I would only actually call up a handful of them to go to lunch with or to talk to while I’m making a long drive. I only talk to a couple dozen of them in person on a regular basis. And I sure as heck do not care that that one girl I met in college who friend requested me 5 minutes after we introduced ourselves is “going to work…then having a grilled chicken salad for lunch YUM! xoxo”. Maybe this seems rude, but I don’t expect them to care about what I’m doing every second of the day either!
Children love to learn new things, particularly when the learning takes place through hands-on exercises. Use ordinary household objects or elements of nature to teach your child about the many different facets of science. Make sure that he is properly supervised when performing science experiments that could cause injury, and he will be well on his way to a blue ribbon at his next school science fair.
I’ll be honest with you. In my house, the beds are rarely made unless someone is coming to visit. Sometimes I yell. My closet is a disaster and I feel guilty that I work too much. My kids watch more TV than they should. And I simply cannot afford to go all organic right now. There is a sticky shelf in my refrigerator that I keep hoping will evaporate on its own, and this morning I had to send my son off to camp with a PB&J made with frozen waffles because I forgot to buy bread. I’m not perfect. There, I said it. Bye Bye Supermom
April has arrived which means it’s time to pull out the food coloring, jelly beans and – of course– Easter baskets. If you’re looking to include gifts that will help your children learn while playing, here are three Modern Mom-approved recommendations. Stella and the Dinos…Alive in Space! This is the story of a little science-loving…