When my daughter entered school, we were hit by an avalanche. An avalanche of paper, that is. Every day her folder came home stuffed with advertisements, notices, fundraisers, and more. These daily piles of paper added on top of our burgeoning family inbox.We felt like we were.... read more
Little children are famous for their castles in the air. And for their sand castles and block castles too. The can construct anything out of almost nothing at all, with their imagination filling in the gaps between. Actually, making that imaginative connection seems to cons.... read more
Perhaps your little one has just started preschool, or maybe this is an event you are planning for next year or the following, or perhaps your child is already settled in preschool. Whatever your circumstances, starting preschool for any child, whether for a few hours each wee.... read more
OrganicThere are four levels of Organic defined by USDA Guidelines: 1. 100% Organic: Displays the USDA Organic seal. Used when all of the ingredients and methods are organic. 2. Organic: Displays the USDA Organic seal. Used when 95% or of ingredients are organic. 3. Made with.... read more
Parents provide structure, support and opportunities. Children choose how much and whether to eat from what the parents provide. The Division of Responsibility for Infants: The parent is responsible for what The child is responsible for how much (and everything else)The parent.... read more
Children love to create. They create imaginary characters and stories with their minds, and with their hands (and sometimes other body parts as well), they create all manner of artwork. As a parent, it is wonderful to observe our children's creative minds at work. We marvel at.... read more
Having children is like a magnifying glass. It is the catalyst for us to slow down, to enjoy the simple things in life. Suddenly, we find ourselves seeing the fluttering butterfly as we never did before. Growing our own gardens becomes a top priority, even if the weeds seem .... read more
As summer winds down and our families fall into the rhythm of fall and school routines (and faster paced schedules, and rushing, and wondering as you sit in rush hour traffic at 6pm what on earth you will pull together for dinner for your family?), it feels good to slow down a.... read more
What do you do when your tot, your preschooler and your "big kid" are all at home and driving each other crazy? What do you do when the cousins show up and start chasing each other around the house? What do you do when your favorite neighbor drops her brood off for a couple.... read more
Having a child is in many ways the ultimate creative act, but it's not one that ever lets us rest on our laurels. Indeed, being a parent regularly requires us to rise to new heights of creative expression. We sing, we dance, we act, we draw, and, of course, we read aloud. B.... read more
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