Tag Archives: Weekend Activities

Life Lessons Learned at the Swimming Pool: NO RUNNING!

Who hasn’t heard that whistle blow and the lifeguard shout, “No Running!”  As a parent it is easy to explain that running on the pool deck is dangerous simply because it is wet and it could cause us to slip … Continue reading

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Life Lessons Learned at the Swimming Pool: Taking the Leap!

Ask any child what their favorite summer activity is and more often than not they will answer exuberantly, “swimming!”  I loved the pool so much that I was on the swim team, became a lifeguard, taught swim lessons and was … Continue reading

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Using Old Newspaper as Mulch…

It’s spring time, and everyone is gearing up to plant their gardens.  Some gardeners (like my wife) start their plants before spring–using greenhouses or trays of dirt under a lamp in the corner.  Others (like me) wait until the very … Continue reading

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