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My mother gave me a bite size tester of “Lunchbox Love” from sayplease.com.
My elder daughter doesn’t take a lunch bag but she has to take her clarinet to school each day. I put a few in there for her. It amused me; I always wanted to be the kind of father who left little notes [...]
Here’s a picture of the Santa my daughter went to see at Clackamas Town Center. He was great. No “Bad Santa” here. The other malls all have their own “Helper Santas” but we happened to be in the right place at the right time to catch this one. Santa at Pioneer Place today was [...]
Is your second or third grader ready for Dora?
You might think of Dora as a preschooler’s cartoon. Backpack and map are engaging for the younger kid. Maybe even a kindergartener. But a third-grader? Most third-graders have outgrown the three-problem, Swiper the Fox engagement, where’s the answer on the screen format that Dora presents. So Nickelodeon [...]
We were at the Holiday Expo yesterday, and our four year old really took a shining to these BeatBuckets. Basically, they’re a special lid for a 5 gallon (round) bucket. You might have one or two of the buckets around, in which case you just need the lid and drumsticks. The price on those [...]