Category Archives: Homemaking


Mar
26th

How To Purge Toys Without Mutiny

How To Purge Toys Without Mutiny :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

There is something about the size and shape of a lego on the floor in the dark that makes every parent tremble at the thought.

Our house is no exception.  We live in a 1904, boxy little cottage – or so it seems with three kids.  … Read the rest

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Feb
13th

Living a Non-Mainstream Life While Balancing A Job, Kids + The House

“Stay-at-home moms can do all of that natural, hippy, traditional, ‘green’ stuff like home-cooked meals and line-drying their clothes.  I have a full-time job, and I just don’t have time for it all.”

Ever heard that before?  Ever thought it?

Living A Non-Mainstream Life (While Balancing a Job, the Kids and the House) :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

 

There I was, baking bread, hanging laundry on a clothes line, tending a garden (veggies and flowers both), wearing a cute sundress with my baby in a sling on my hip, all while a pie was baking in the oven and the children played with their homemade toys in our sprawling yard with just a few chickens.… Read the rest

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Jan
30th

An Open Letter to Snow-Bound Moms of Young Kids

An Open Letter to Snow-Bound Moms of Young Kids :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

This post is brought to you by the Polar Vortex and the letter “coffee”.

We have now been inside (save for one long and cold trip to the grocery store last Saturday) for over 2 weeks now.

Wow, that kind of sounds like a letter from a prison inmate.Read the rest

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