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Friday, January 24, 2020
Develop ‘Monotony Jars’ With Your Kid

Develop ‘Monotony Jars’ With Your Kid

Photo: Meghan Moravcik Walbert If you have kids, you know that kids get bored. I solidly believe that it’s good for kids to be bored sometimes, but there are also moments when you want to shake things up a bit and you’re feeling low on inspiration. When it’s been raining for three straight days and…
‘Snowman’ Is the New ‘Hangman’

‘Snowman’ Is the New ‘Hangman’

Photo: Shutterstock Back in the day, when we found ourselves in a situation in which we had to pass some time—which was often, because no cell phones—we practiced our spelling skills by hanging stick figures. On one hand, we all played Hangman, we probably didn’t think too much about it, we were exposed to other…
Sharks Split The Case: Revealing Prohibited Activities In Paradise

Sharks Split The Case: Revealing Prohibited Activities In Paradise

The Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, also known as the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), is one of the largest marine reserves in the world. Created in 2010, the BIOT Marine Protected Area spans 544,000 square kilometers (210,040 square miles) and includes at least 70 islands and seven atolls. But this pristine area is…
Keep Your Kid From Bugging You While You Prepare With This Video Game

Keep Your Kid From Bugging You While You Prepare With This...

Photo: Getty Images When my first foster son lived with us for a year, he was my constant shadow. That sweet boy followed close behind me wherever I went, especially when it was time to prep dinner. He was never interested in watching a show while I cooked; he’d rather be with me—as close as…
How to Develop a Huge Coloring Page for Your Kid

How to Develop a Huge Coloring Page for Your Kid

Photo: Michelle Woo This summer, I’ve been looking for kid projects that have some mileage in them—stuff that can be worked on over the course of days or weeks. I landed on an activity that’s easy, requires few supplies and makes me feel like a wizard: I blew up a coloring page. Specifically, I uploaded…

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