Category Archives: Play

Turn Your Vacation into Fun Education
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July 26, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Turn Your Vacation into Fun Education

School is now but a distant memory for most of our kids, along with at least some of what they learned while they were there. At 4 and 7, my…

Cool Fun for Kids (and a Great, Easy Craft!)
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July 22, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Cool Fun for Kids (and a Great, Easy Craft!)

Like me, many of you have entered that uncomfortable time of summer when it’s really too hot to take the kids outside. My 4 and 7-year-olds tend to wilt quickly…

Summer Magic
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July 14, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Summer Magic

Thanks to Plum Organics for sponsoring my post about fun kid photos and the stories behind them. Enter Plum’s “Babies for Yum Caption Contest” on Facebook and you could win…

How Our Garden Grows
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July 12, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

How Our Garden Grows

I have always, always, ALWAYS wanted to have a backyard garden. However, I have a slight problem: I have killed every single plant I have owned. And there’s another small…

Let Them Blow Bubbles
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June 30, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Let Them Blow Bubbles

It was one of those days. The kids were complaining, the housework was mounting, the writing deadlines were approaching and I? I was having a Calgon moment. Don’t even pretend…

The Butterfly Project
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June 28, 2011 posted by Lindsay

The Butterfly Project

You wouldn’t know it by looking at me, but I’ve always had a secret longing to hatch butterflies. I don’t know why I never got to do it as a…

Crane Day, 2011
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June 8, 2011 posted by Lindsay

Crane Day, 2011

As my rough band of renegades and I strode into Snappy Tomato, all seven heads in the place turned, a mixture of fear and awe plainly visible on their faces….

See How They Grow
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November 15, 2010 posted by Lindsay

See How They Grow

It was one of those perfect fall days when I took the kids to the zoo on Friday, and if I’ve learned anything as an amateur photographer, it is to…

Baby’s First Roller Coaster Ride
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October 11, 2010 posted by Lindsay

Baby’s First Roller Coaster Ride

Yesterday morning, my husband and I hauled ourselves and our little ones out of bed and drove three hours up to Santa Claus, Indiana, for a visit to… HOLIDAY WORLD!!…

Now Showing: FALL!
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September 27, 2010 posted by Lindsay

Now Showing: FALL!

I really wanted to write a blog post on Friday. But after weeks of 90+ degree weather, fall finally arrived, the temperature cooled, the leaves barely began to turn colors,…