raising strong girls

when cancer complicates body image and parenting

When cancer complicates body image and parenting

Body image is a critical issue when raising young girls. When mom’s body image is complicated by cancer, things get interesting.

bike rack at the playground

Creating fun

There are several different play structures at this park, but where does she want to play? The bike rack.

Super Girl

The theme for her best friend/cousin’s birthday party was superheroes, and my girl was determined to go to this party as Super Girl. Who is Super Girl? She’s the bestest. She rescues people and stops the bad guys and she’s super fast. We looked at a lot of superhero costumes, but none of the were …

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pacific science center tropical butterfly house

Pacific Science Center Tropical Butterfly House

Hot, humid, and swarming with tropical butterflies of all colors and sizes, the Pacific Science Center Tropical Butterfly House is a touch of the tropics right here in Seattle – and a great way to spend the afternoon with your favorite kid, or kid at heart. Gem was so taken with the idea that a …

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dinosaur parking

Dinosaur Parking

We are fans of dinosaurs in this house – note the picture on my little ¬†girl’s sweatshirt. When we saw this dinosaur parking sign, we just had to stop and get pictures. What made you smile this week? WW linky is on page 2.

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