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Create A Pandemic Time Capsule With Your Kids

Create A Pandemic Time Capsule With Your Kids

Our family wall calendar for the month of March is a wee bit haunting. While we each have our own systems for tracking personal appointments or assignments, the calendar that hangs in our kitchen is the way we keep track of the things all three of us need to know….

Don’t Ignore These Non-Traditional Parenting Milestones

Don’t Ignore These Non-Traditional Parenting Milestones

We’re sort of conditioned as parents to put a lot of weight into the traditional milestones: The first tooth and the first bite of solid food. First words, first steps, first day of school. And, yes, these are all great (although the week leading up to the first tooth isn’t…

Why You Need A Tick Scrapbook

Why You Need A Tick Scrapbook

Thanks in part to climate change, ticks are exploring territory (including your skin) in more areas than ever before. They used to be rare in the inner suburbs of Sydney, but lately I’ve had to pull a few off myself or family members each summer. Instead of freaking out anew…