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Parent List is so excited to be partnering with 500 Spatulas to bring you a super fun and festive dessert activity, just in time for July 4th! This American Flag Cookie Cake is light and delicious and is an excellent activity to get the kids involved in your celebration prep. A soft cookie cake base, Continue Reading →
strawberries
This weekend, we went strawberry picking for the first time. It was so much fun! But when we got home, I was faced with the (literal) fruits of our labor: 10 pounds of strawberries. Besides a few handfuls at breakfast (or even an afternoon snack), I had no idea what to do with them.  My Continue Reading →

Happy Pride! ?

Join us as we celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community this month! Here are some virtual Pride highlights and activities for you and your family this weekend: Broadway Bound Kids Has Pride — Sat., June 27, 1-2pmET What better way to kick off summer than celebrating our LGBTQIA+ community with song and dance?! Join us for a Continue Reading →
We have been home for fifteen weeks, and I will be honest: we have never gone through so much food and so many supplies as we have during quarantine. I started thinking about some changes that we have made in our home, saving food and money, and how we are being a little more “green” Continue Reading →
Have you heard of the Kindness Rocks Project? It’s a national movement that encourages people to leave rocks painted with inspiring messages “along the path of life.” I first heard about it at my daughters’ sleepaway camp where they created a “kindness trail.” On visiting day, we were invited to paint our own rocks with Continue Reading →
It’s election day! If you live in New York or Kentucky, today is your primary, so make sure to vote!  With Independence Day next week and the Presidential Election only 4½ months away (with many more primaries leading up to it), I’ve been thinking about ways to get my kids involved, learning, and excited about Continue Reading →
I’m sure I’m not alone in having kids who claimed “zoom fatigue” toward the end of school. Miraculously, they experienced a sudden recovery on the last day of school, with endless patience for iPad games and FaceTime with friends every day since. ? While we’re putting limits on screens this summer, a full break is Continue Reading →
Juneteenth
In honor of Juneteenth, here’s a little background on the holiday and its history, via abcmouse: Juneteenth refers to June 19, 1865, the day the last enslaved person was freed in the United States (in Texas). “June” + “Nineteenth” = “Juneteenth” While the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, it took over 2 years for Continue Reading →
fathers day
With so many options, projects, and ideas to create the “perfect Father’s Day” in quarantine, things can quickly become overwhelming. Here are some of our favorite ideas that are quick, fun, and easy for Father’s Day — or, really, any special occasion. A Special Meal (that you don’t have to cook!):  With most restaurants still Continue Reading →
The Affordable Quarantine Office of Your Dreams
Since being home is the new norm for, well, everyone, having a private space to work is truly a luxury. With two full-time working grown-ups and two full-time students in our house, we’ve made some compromises to manage our current situation. After my husband and I each took a bedroom (the ability to close a Continue Reading →