• Dramedy 1101 and 1102
    Food / Theater Kids↹Festival

    Dramedy 1101 and 1102

    I come from an artsy family. My maternal side includes a grandmother who retired as a K-12 art teacher; a make-up artist/model/dancer currently developing her own YouTube channel; a schooled music producer who plays several instruments; and…

    March 12, 2018
  • Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 3

    Dad to Dad Chat, Issue 3

    Let’s catch up with you, dad, and ask some random questions about your childhood.  As a child, did you have an invisible friend? “Not at all.”  Did you have a mentor growing up? “My high school basketball…

    March 7, 2018
  • For the Love of Pinterest

    For the Love of Pinterest

    When I first heard of a “Pinterest,” it was as I scrolled down my primary social medium’s timeline. What was a what? I couldn’t even say it correctly. From my first curious glance at the app,…

    March 4, 2018
  • My Favorite Olympic Sport

    My Favorite Olympic Sport

    I think bobsleighing is cool to watch. I couldn’t drive the bobsleigh out of the sheer terror of flipping us over and down the banked twists of wickedness, but I could lean with the best of them. I…

    March 1, 2018
  • Betty or Veronica
    Kids↹Leisure Reading / TV

    Betty or Veronica

    I’m starting to see, despite having grown up the eldest of three members of the species, that little girls really are a bit of sweet and a bit of spice. Or whatever “in-between” the moment requires. …

    February 26, 2018
  • A Two-Tablet Habit
    Kids↹Leisure Technology / Imagination

    A Two-Tablet Habit

    This past Christmas, grandma wanted to purchase some kid-friendly tablets for each of my two children and my niece, who is five months older than my daughter. We researched which tablets had the features we…

    February 18, 2018
  • There's Love in This Dance
    Dance / Music Kids↹Festival

    There’s Love in This Dance

    On a given weekday, I deploy from bed once my gentle alarm app ignites the flashlight feature on my cell phone, activating something like a bat signal on my ceiling in an otherwise pitch-dark room. The chirping birds that are integrated into the…

    February 14, 2018