Weekend Fun

Who couldn’t use some? I’m swimming in projects this weekend, but I do hope to do a couple of these fun things sometime…

Friday Fun: Nail art, Lego activities, collage shrines and more.
Plus some freebie fun near you!

Saturday Steals and Reviews: Free American history timeline of films

Plus a YA lit for lovers of spooky romance.

The Chronicles of Prydain: The next big movie series!
Or, at least, they should be.

Don’t take your little kid to see movies
It’s not even fun for him, so why do it?

Lazy Sunday fun
Don’t feel like leaving the house? Try one of these activities.

Go-getter Sunday Activities
Restless? Get out of the house and have some fun with your family.

The Desk of an Unschooler

desk1An unschooler’s desk
With permission, here is a bit of what Wood Sprite’s working on.

The miscarriage underground
It seems like every aspect of parenting comes with a hidden subculture that you never hear about—until you’re a part of it.

Monday Medley: Free Kindle books for unschoolers and homeschoolers
Plus TED Talks, health tricks and Crash Course videos.

Parenting meme
Share your philosophies on parenting, hobbies and favorite things.

Tasty Tuesday: Lemon Icebox Pie
Plus cinnamon sugar bread, workout snacks and more.

What’s Happening Wed: What not to say to an adoptive parent
Plus tiger parenting studies and annoying homeschool questions.

How to Survive a Miscarriage

How to Survive a Miscarriage
When joy shatters into shards of sorrow in a matter of minutes

Recalls, killer toddlers and more bad news
Whatever happened to playing with sticks and napping with mom?

Saturday Steals: Free books
Plus Redbox codes, marker deals and more.

Movie reviews: Oz, Beautiful Creatures and more
None of these are particularly kid-friendly, but teens will have fun with some of them.

Book Reviews: Strong female leads
Teens and tweens will enjoy these books.

Stop texting and enjoy your kid
Other multi-tasking issues also apply.

Pesticide in your tea?

monster footCelestial Seasonings: High in pesticide
New study finds that the tea’s levels exceed federal limits.

Think It Over Thurs: Things to Stop Saying to Kids
Which do you agree with?

Tasty Finds: Grilled cheese rolls
Who doesn’t love grilled cheese?

Friday Fun: Color-changing animals
Plus making willow whistles, lemonade sugar scrub and more.

How am I supposed to explain that to my child?
No, not that one. That’s easy. I mean the thousands of other things I don’t want to talk about.

Week Mashup: Amanda Bynes, Marissa Mayer & More
Here are a few things happening this week.

Homeschool Freebies, DIY Projects & More

Saturday Steals: Free Sparkle Story
Plus free 4th of July activities, homeschool report cards & more.

Make some raspberry peach lemonade
Plus salted whiskey caramels, superfoods and more

Pre-eclamsia Prevention
Share your tips and check out the ones below.

DIY Sunday
Looking for some cool projects? Repel fries, make vertical planters and more.

More great Father’s Day ideas
Need a last-minute gift? Here are some fun ideas.

Weekday Fun
Celebrate Summer Solstice, try watercolor pencils and make a walnut shell flotilla.

Making good art…

makegoodart…is the best form of therapy I know.

Make Good Art
Is that not the best advice, ever?

Hold Your Children Close
And mend those broken bonds while you’re at it.

What’s Happening Wednesday: The grossest thing you’ll read all week
Hint: It’s about what you eat. I apologize in advance.

Think It Over Thurs: Ballgame Bullies
Are you a Little League lunatic?

Dragon-Guarded Treasure
The protective labyrinth of the female anatomy is unbelievable.

Friday Fun: Marshmallow shooters!
Plus 3D picture frames, making a frabjous, paper wreaths and more.