Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tips for flying long-haul #2

We’re getting ready to take The Child on yet another long-haul flight, so it’s a brand new mission to get activities together to keep her from being too frustrated at being strapped into a long metal tube with no way out. We’re going to hit the inflight entertainment system hard, and also hopefully cycle through […]

Painting with blocks

This takes no preparation at all, assuming you’ve already got: Blocks Paint Paper plate Paper Plastic tablecloth (optional, depends on how comfortable you are with mess) I showed The Child quickly how to make prints with her blocks, then let her do whatever she wanted. As you can see, it quickly degenerated into hand-painting — […]