Make a paper jumping jack

Each time my 3-year-old grandson comes to visit, he homes in on a wooden Santa Claus jumping jack that hangs from a lamp in my living room. He loves to pull the string that makes the Santa’s arms and legs flip up. After one of his visits, I thought it would be fun to make […]

Memories of a denim bedspread

Many years ago, when my sons were small, I stacked them, much to their delight, in one room — in bunk beds. But it quickly became very clear that changing the bedding on bunk beds was a chore. The bottom bunk was so low that it put a crimp in my back to reach it, […]