I’m a BIG proponent of Valentines Day as a day for celebrating LOVE of all kinds (non just romantic heterosexual cis-gendered love.) My girls and I do a lot to celebrate the love we have for all the different people in our lives. The following a few books my family LOVES about LOVE!
I’m all for celebrating motherhood and the amazing mothers out there, but this idea of Perfect Motherhood is a heavy burden to bear.
My girls and I decided to do a real world math assignment to figure out just how much sugar was in the “goody bags” they brought home from a school birthday celebration. Here’s what we learned about math and healthy eating along the way.
It turns out that loving your kids is not only important in raising healthy happy kids–it also makes them smarter! Here are ways you can show the LOVE to your kids.
This is the first in a series of posts on personal narrative and storytelling. Stay tuned for more posts on this theme! Wow! We all have a story to tell. Each and every one of us. Telling these stories is important. It matters… Our Stories Matter! Recently, I rediscovered StoryCorps, a great resource for teachers […]
There will always be those with a little more, and those with a little less. But, short of sounding like a broken record (and really, how effective is lecturing anyway?)… how do we help our children explore the concept of GRATITUDE in a truly meaningful way?
OK! Valentines Day almost here… and I’ve been scouring Google and Pinterest. Here are my last minute Valentines Day ideas for Kids!
So the packages have been unwrapped, the pies and cookies have been eaten, and one more week away from school beckons! With much of the hubbub behind us, yet with the holiday spirit in full swing, I am reminded how special it is to be happy and healthy and together this time of year. We […]
Some of the best gifts don’t talk, flash, or require upgrades–they are classics. I enjoyed playing with these toys as a kid, and now my kids can too.
It’s already December 15th! Here are some of my favorite books for gift giving this season.