Category: Parents

Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble

William Shakespeare

The unreasonable popularity of scary

  Every year around Halloween, I take my kids to a Halloween store to pick a costume. Every time I find myself surrounded by skeletons, scary masks, vampire costumes, fake blood, grave stones, evil laughs, screeching doors  and other scary sound effects, I shake my head in disbelief and wonder why we like this “stuff”. […]

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Studying trees in Fall: A visit to the Morris Arboretum

Trees are critical to our existence and Fall is the perfect time of the year to study them. Great time to go out, look at the leaves and the trunks and identify the trees by name. Observe the difference between deciduous (falling) and conifer (evergreen) trees. Or simply enjoy the beauty of them. We live […]

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