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, …

School shopping – with a son. One boy’s adventure.

School shopping . . . with a son. It’s that time of year again — back-to-school shopping season is in full swing!  For one brief moment, I envisioned a back-to-school shopping trip with my two school-age sons:  Which shirts will they pick out?  Will they want high top sneakers or boat shoes?  Will they finally …

Wipeout theme party

Obstacle Course Birthday Party: Wipeout theme

Host an Obstacle Course Wipeout Theme Party  Obstacle Course and Ice Cream Tower Contest! Messy and Delicious Fun for Boys: For R’s 8th birthday this year, we decided to make a Wipeout-themed outdoor party.  We’ve had parties at bouncy house places in the past and have loved them, but this year, we wanted something that …

Ever wonder if a full roll of toilet paper would fit in your toilet? I know the answer.

Boys and messes go hand in hand.  This one made me laugh. Look, Mom! It’s amazing how fast kids can get things done when they set their minds to it. Like cleaning their room?  No, not like that at all. Like doing homework?  Nope, not in my house. More like dumping out an entire bin of …

Get Messy for Summer Fun with Boys

SuperMOB, Supporter of Mess: 5 Summer Fun Activities for Kids Hey, Mothers of Boys!!!  Looking for summer fun for kids?  Let them get messy with a “Sensory Safari!” We’ve already established that boys and messes go together.  You know those days when they’re so covered in dirt that you just want to hose them down before …