Still Renovating

July 21, 2014
Still Renovating

“Oh you are renovating… still” She said as she arrived, unannounced. She hadn’t gotten any further than our front steps, but the drop-saw, the pile of wood, the bucket of […]

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Finding Little Moments to Breathe – Micro Me Time for Parents.

July 17, 2014
Finding Little Moments to Breathe - Micro Me Time for Parents.

I was beginning to notice the undercurrent of crankiness. Every little thing they did was driving me nuts. I was slamming and clanking my way through dinner prep, with that […]

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Exploring and Creating with Coloured Glue

July 15, 2014
Exploring and Creating with Coloured Glue

Sometimes art is all about getting stuff onto paper, and getting sticky and messy as you go. That is what our art looked like this morning when I gathered the […]

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Rhubarb Jam

July 14, 2014
Rhubarb Jam

Toast with jam. My girl can eat four slices of toast with jam for breakfast… and another four for lunch given have a chance. She loves toast with jam. There […]

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25 Alternatives to “Good Job”

July 10, 2014
25 Alternatives to "Good Job"

Last week I shared some thoughts on praise and manipulation. In that post I shared some brutal truths about how I parent, and some ideas about how I would like […]

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How to Make a Simple Animation.

July 9, 2014
How to Make a Simple Animation.

My kids are a little bit movie and animation crazy at the moment. It is Izzy’s goal in life to watch ever Tim Burton film ever made, and Zoe is […]

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