Parenting

Helpful links to raising a nature conscious kid

Helpful Links to Raising a Nature Conscious Kid

Teaching children how to respect nature and life in all forms is no easy job.  Especially for someone like me who isn’t so fond of getting this close to a snail or anything that is slimy, jumps, or can fly for that […]

Not just a fort

Forts, tents, whatever you choose to call them – are a necessity for children.  We often think of adults as the ones who need privacy or a place to “escape.”  Did you know that children need this too?  They just […]

In a funk part 2

In a funk

Sitting here on my comfy couch, listening to the t.v., typing away while someone outside is carelessly smoking a cigarette too close to our (open) patio door.  The faint sound of the propeller from the helicopter at the Hospital next […]

The Cazuela That The Farm Maiden Stirred

The Cazuela That The Farm Maiden Stirred.

Our last trip to the Library was……tiring.  Anything is tiring when you have to carry a one-year-old, a bag of books and make sure your other little one doesn’t wander off too far.  What was I thinking not taking in […]

Music is everywhere

Music is Everywhere

The work of children does not rest in the hands of the adults who are responsible for them. It derives from the heart, imagination, and curious nature of a child. Their love for the world around them and the people […]