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How to tighten pants without sewing

Amanda needs help getting pants to fit her slender son: My son is very tall but very thin, so I often find myself buying pants that are too big for him in the waist but fit him in the length. Unfortunately, a lot of these pants came without belt loops, so I can’t use a belt for them. Has an...

You’re invited

Many of us grew up together as parents. Our kids are older now (my oldest just started college!). So are we, and this feels like the right moment to find each other again. I hope you’ll join me at my new blog, AshaDornfest.com. Unlike Parent Hacks, which was the crowdsourcing community...

Introducing AshaDornfest.com

THAT'S RIGHT, A PERSONAL BLOG. In 2019! There's more to tell (isn't there always?), but, for now, just come on over and say hi.

Episode 156: How to Talk to Kids About Race with Amber Coleman-Mortley

Today’s episode is sponsored by Blinkist, the only app that distills the key takeaways from thousands of nonfiction books into 15 minutes of content you can read or listen to. Today’s episode is also sponsored by University of California, Irvine’s Division of Continuing Education. Spring quarter is co...

Edit Your Life, Ep. 155: Easy Pantry Dinners

Today’s episode is sponsored by University of California, Irvine’s Division of Continuing Education. Spring quarter is coming up and registration is open! Visit ce.uci.edu/podcast to learn more and use promo code PODCAST to get 15% off one course. Today’s episode is also sponsored by Hopster, an award...

Edit Your Life Ep. 154: Redefining Femininity with Catherine Connors

Today’s episode is sponsored by Care/of, a monthly subscription vitamin service that delivers completely personalized vitamin and supplement packs right to your door. Today’s episode is also sponsored by University of California, Irvine’s Division of Continuing Education. Spring quarter is coming up...

Episode 153: Finding Peace When Kids Struggle

Today’s episode is sponsored by University of California, Irvine’s Division of Continuing Education. Spring quarter is coming up and registration is open! Today’s episode is also sponsored by ModCloth, purveyor of unique clothing and accessories featuring an inclusive size range that celebrates a...

Edit Your Life Ep. 152: Weird Parenting Wins with Hillary Frank

Today’s episode is sponsored by Blinkist, the only app that distills the key takeaways from thousands of nonfiction books into 15 minutes of content you can read or listen to. Today’s episode is also sponsored by University of California, Irvine’s Division of Continuing Education. Spring quarter is co...

Edit Your Life Ep. 150: Winter Wellness, Part 1

Today’s episode is sponsored by University of California, Irvine’s Division of Continuing Education. Spring quarter is coming up and registration is open! Visit ce.uci.edu/podcast to learn more. Today’s episode is also sponsored by Hopster, an award-winning learning and entertainment app for kids ages 2...

Edit Your Life Ep 149: Balancing School Achievement Pressure

Today’s episode is sponsored by Care/of, a monthly subscription vitamin service that delivers completely personalized vitamin and supplement packs right to your door. For an exclusive discount from our sponsor, tune into the episode!  Today’s episode is also sponsored by University of California, I...