W is for Wakame

November 26, 2012 0

My children could have fins and live in the sea, that is how much they love seaweed. The four year old and 10 year old will eat any dried seaweed right out of the package, nori and wakame and dulse being favorites. If I am low on the greens around the house I grab a package of seaweed and offer it as ‘salt!’ Read More

Turn your toys into a 3-dimensional eye-spy game

September 20, 2012 0

My friend Jason, co-owner of Rag and Bone Bindery, finds creative ways to play with and inspire his children to think outside the box.

The original plan was to make a city with his son out of toys, but one thing led to another and the city turned into a giant eye-spy game. His son calls it Toyville. I think it’s amazing and a beautiful work of art. Read More

Winter Walking: Snowshoeing Family Fun

February 25, 2008 9

More convenient (and cheaper!) than downhill skiing or snowboarding, and easier for little kids than cross-country skiing, snowshoeing is something the whole family can enjoy with just a little preparation and investment. Read More

Winter Books

January 11, 2008 2

Books about animals, snow, and making snowmen.

These stories are great reads before or after heading outdoors to enjoy a winter wonderland. Plus fun activities inspired by the books you can do inside without snow! Read More

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