I have been trying to come up with ideas for the "Maker Mom's contest." Tonight I realized I already had everything that I needed to write up the instructable that best suited my idea of what scoochmaroo says:
"Yeah, we want to see how you have fun with your families - building things together, crafting, camping, cooking, whatever it is. To enter the contest, simply make a new Instructable showing others how your family has fun. If it's bringing your family together, we want to learn how you do it!"
A few weeks ago my son and his new bride spent three wonderful weeks with us. We had so much fun! It was the first time in ten years that I had more than just a few days once a year to share quality time with my son. This Instructable is how we created unforgettable memories by combining work and pleasure through instructables!
My son was able to take three weeks off work so we could meet his new bride, he could help his dad, and we could have some quality time together. We are trying to get our house ready so we can move closer to our children. We spent three weeks getting to know and love our new daughter, work, play and make Instructables! My son did not know much about instructables except; when I would send him the link to something that I posted here and he would email me and comment about it.
I made my (new) daughter some clothes and posted them on Instructables. Both of them had been part of the process and was able to see what Instructables was all about. They saw one of my entries make finalist for the sewing contest : https://www.instructables.com/contest/fashion2012/?show=FINALISTS and that excited them. My son decided to make an instructable and that's when instructables grabbed their attention!