Being a mom is such a reward, but kids are masters at finding dirt! How do you feel about your kid diving in -stuffed lovie and all- into the mud puddles?
As you know, I’m a huge believer in “get your hair wet parenting” as I call – that intentional playfulness with your children is one of my 7 Principles of Intentional and Self-Sufficient Living in my Untrained Housewife Manifesto. But sometimes kids like to play MESSY. And when you have five…wow! Your floors can take […]
photo by George Eastman House In the first part of this series, we talked about the importance of reading and creating a reading environment to help bring out your child’s intellectual potential. There’s a lot more that you can do as a parent, though! Playtime is where children learn – absorb, really – without even […]
Toddlers are naturally creative and imaginative. By engaging in activities that allow them to be as free and creative as possible while exposing them to new and interesting things will not only be a fun way to spend time with toddlers and preschoolers but also nurture and boost their inherent creativity. Day Trips to Museums […]