Summer Craft Time: Paper Plate Maracas!

Summer Craft Time: Paper Plate Maracas!

Summer is filled with so many things for families and children – summer camp, beaches, swimming pools, vacations. But the hot, lazy days can also find parents or caregivers at a loss to stimulate young minds during their down time. Here’s where craft time can come in....
Inviting Magic Into Your Life

Inviting Magic Into Your Life

As the girls get older, I feel like we are on borrowed time in the magical realm. They all still believe in the Easter Bunny, Mr. Claus, leprechauns, and fairies. You name it and they believe in it with their whole being. I know it’s inevitable that they will learn...
Take Fun More Seriously!

Take Fun More Seriously!

People love talking about having fun. Listening to them, I’ve often wondered if maybe I was missing something. When asked what I do for fun, I’ve been reluctant to answer. I’ve learned by the look on people’s faces it might not be what they expect to hear. Or maybe it...

Your Family is a Work of Art

The other day I was sitting in a dark closet (as I do when playing hide-and-seek with my kids) when I had a realization. It changed the way I think about myself as a parent, as well as what it means to be creative. In my life before parenthood, I associated the term...

The Inner Retreat and Creativity

Art is all around us. We are inundated with art even if we do not realize it. The arts affect the way we perceive the world around us, be it advertising, graffiti, design or print. Any great work of art will make you challenge yourself, and help you to deepen your...
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