It hit me this morning. I was in Target, looking for boy’s pants amongst the brown and greys and olive greens, clothes for working, clothes that mean business, when I passed the girl’s section with it’s bright colors, frills and lots and lots of pink clothes for twirling and looking cute … Continue reading
Today is the day. I spent the weekend scrubbing the house of added sugar in some kind of ritualistic fervor. Went to the grocery store and smugly told the lady sampling sausages that we couldn’t buy them because they had more than 5 ingredients, one of which was sugar. I’ve … Continue reading
Was just reminded of the importance of saying you were wrong. It’s so a great message to send to your kids. We are not perfect beings. Showing flaws as a parent help our kids realize that there are more important things in the world to strive for than perfection. And … Continue reading
How interesting that a symbol so poignant to Paris’ visitor is considered vandalism by its residents. Locks on Pont Des Arts are soon to be removed and apparent signs are posted detailing the closure of the bridge to do so. Removal starts tomorrow and I’m glad that we got to … Continue reading
Genius idea from this women run business in Rustenberg, South Africa. Repurpose School Bags takes plastic bags and turns them into backpacks that have a solar charging panel, providing kids with up to 12 hours of light by which to do their homework. Many kids in South Africa walk to … Continue reading
My husband was recently looking for a more manly, huge-mega-never-run-out-size body wash and very excitedly told me that he’d found a huge bottle on Amazon. This morning I got into the shower only to find this: He says he didn’t even see that it’s called “Swagger” but at least now I … Continue reading
Loving the latest campaign on Sevenly – t-shirts that support Girl Up – an organization that raises money to buy bicycles for girls in Malawi so that they can safely attend school.