Wanna See a Magic Trick?

I can make my kids disappear with these magic words: “Do you want to help me clean up or go play by yourself?” I do this trick a lot because I’m the kind of mom who thinks boredom is good for kids. Creativity, problem solving skills and imagination are built by boredom. Here are some highlights from their recent bouts of boredom….

When all else fails, get a hose…

Spiderman in the Garden


Instant fort…

"Isn't it cool in here Mom?!"

Down below…

Shhh. He's not really asleep.




Later that day…

I blurred out the wee willie winkie.


Back at the hose…

Something is NOT right with this kid.


And finally…. 

Goofus made this really cool thing with Keva Planks

A race car amusement park (fluid series of ramps and tracks). The tall part is a hotel. They have room service.


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