This banana boat has nothing to do with sun screen!
My wife, Kim, is a very creative person. She is also very talented. Those two go together very well. However, one of the things I like best about her is that she knows when to just have fun with her creativity. This is actually quite hard for a creative and talented, type-A artist to do. Regardless, she has mastered this balance and our family is better for it. One of my favorite ways she uses this gift is with fun food creations. Our kids love them as well!
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The other day, while taking my usual stroll around the Internet, I ran across an article about a published four year-old author at How Does She?. Missy had used a photo book from Pixable to publish her daughter’s story. What a clever idea. I don’t know of any young woman or man who wouldn’t love to have their stories and drawings made into a book. Missy also challenged her readers to come up with a few other uses for these inexpensive photo books. Well, that sounded like a challenge worth taking up, so I did. Here are a few
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Let’s start with a little anonymous poll. Raise your hand if you had dinner together last night as a family. Go ahead, I promise no one will be watching or taking notes. Good, now how many of you enjoyed it? Go ahead, let’s get those hands back up. Okay, one more. How many of you used this time to deepen your relationships with your kids and build character in them? I won’t ask for hands on that one.
The fact is that many of us have a standing family dinner date. If not you
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Welcome to RandomActsOfParenting. I have spent quite a while thinking of what to post for my inaugural post. My mind raced between some of my favorite resources for parents, several of which have greatly improved my life, and the latest humorous escapade tackled by my oldest. After a long thought, okay, several long thoughts, I decided a quick introduction was in order first. Sure, there is an about page here on the blog, but seriously, who actually reads those. An introduction allows me to focus in on the purpose of this blog and
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