Fall is here and we couldn’t be more excited. I love the season of chunky knit sweaters and high boots (side note, coveting the suede over the knee boots that are everywhere, you?) But what I really love about this time of year is it always feels like the perfect time to get back to a consistent family schedule of school and
I know that there are so many toy options for kids these days, it is crazy. I personally try and keep the computer games and other electronic devices from becoming too much and I have even limited video games from our house. I am still a believer that kids need to have down time. And since they can’t all sit still, crafting can be a great way to create time and space with your children, away from all the buzz.
Last time I sifted through my childhood art projects there were no shortage of my hand prints crafted into turkeys. “Mom, why did you save all these?” My mother replied, “Every year your hands were a little bigger. Why wouldn’t I save them?” I appreciated her sentiment, but really, wasn’t there some other creature that could be made from my
I’ll never forget my son’s first masterpiece. As a recent member of the preschool “Mommy & Me” circuit, I was thrilled when my son made his first art collage. I jumped for joy at the mostly mommy manufactured piece of art. Heck! I even had it framed to cherish this memory. But what I really won’t forget is the teacher