bedtime

Parenting

21 Things That Happen Once You Put a Kid to Bed

The day is over. The moon is hanging in an inky sky. Adorable yawns stretch sweet lips and rumpled pajamas have been on for a while now. It is time for the little ones to go to sleep. You take their hands and lead a parade to their bedrooms. One by one you go through […]

Entertainment

Best Kids Audiobooks for Bedtime

Getting kids to relax before bedtime is a constant struggle. While nothing can replace spending time with your kid and reading a loud, mixing in reading experiences can only be a good thing. Listening to stories at bedtime taps into your child’s imagination and prepares them for dreamland. Exposing your kids to different narrators gives […]

Parenting

Reading Harry Potter

We’ve spent every evening for the last two months reading Harry Potter. You’d think we’d be finished by now, but we have a rule that when someone talks, we stop reading and go to sleep. It’s taking a while to get through the book. I obviously have two talkers.

Parenting

Math is Fun

Every now and then, I see evidence that my son—for all his strong physical resemblence to my side of the family—is really his father's child.

Toddlers

Bedtime Troubles

Every night, it’s the same thing. The kids brush their teeth, put on their pajamas, get a story read to them, are given hugs and kisses and a dream, the lights are turned out, and all hell breaks loose.