Fun fall activities that are quick and easy to do

Holiday decorations are up in stores, Halloween is over, but IT’S NOT WINTER YET!  If you’re looking for some fun fall activities that are quick, easy, free or cheap and which even the most high energy boys will enjoy, here are some of my favorites (aside from jumping in leaves, painting pumpkins, and picking apples, …

Boys’ Halloween Costumes: The Year I Lost the Battle Against Scary

Boys’ Halloween Costumes:  Why so scary? “You’re NEVER going to let us be ANYTHING but a FIREMAN or a PRINCESS!” shouted R, angry that I wouldn’t let him be the grim reaper or Chucky for Halloween.  For the record, I never made my boys dress as princesses (though we do have an Elsa dress in …