Everyone is Talking
About the mom who called her daughter out for drugs.
Why do I care?
It’s a hilarious case of assumption and one that lightens the parenting gig a bit.
Tell me more.
A Texas mom discovered a stash of colorful capsules in her 16-year-old daughter’s room when looking for a calculator. This mother did what any mother would do, she promptly began texting her daughter to come home so they could confront the issue – to which her daughter replied, and we quote, “Ahahaha (smiley face, smiley face), Mom they aren’t drugs lol, go put them in water.”
Her mom obliged, and what she found was the capsules transformed when exposed to water…into little dinosaur sponges. Honest mistake.
That’s What He Said
What does the favorite Dad in your life want this Father’s Day?
Not a tie. Just sayin’
Give him one (or more) of the below and you’ll make his day:
- A piece of art made from his favorite things.
- A digital personal assistant.
- An apology checklist from his favorite teen.
- His favorite snack with a twist
- His first subscription box for a close shave everyday, or a box that helps him tap into his creative side.
- Interviews about him, written by his kids.
Your Digital Kid this Summer
Summer Camp online for a reasonable price sounds like a win to us – especially if we can defray cost by doing camp at home. Camp Playful Learning has mapped out various summer enrichment experiences that you can execute at home. For $27 per course, you get access to videos, printables, and a community of other parents diving into the same courses – we’re going with the Digital Savvy class and Simple Machines.
If you have multiple kids of varying ages, you can get a Summer Learning Pass to access all of their learning activities. Add in their author studies to the mix and round things out. Mo Willelm is on our list – we simply can’t get enough of that pigeon.
Hack It Up
Did you miss your opportunity for Spring cleaning? Yeah, us too. But, if you’re anything like us, you still want to get to it, but, the question is…how? In the flurry of end of year activities and the looming summer months, chip away at your to-do list with Joanna Gaines’ cleaning list. Her checklist is a great way to track progress and tackle each room, little by little.
Use these 15 tips from cleaning professionals to get your head in the game and to prioritize the mess. Make sure you know the best tricks for cleaning the most stubborn messes. The most important on the list? The walls. Look closely, you’re little dirt muffins have left you an expansive mess.
“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … it’s summertime!” ― Kenny Chesney
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