Monthly Archive:: September 2012

The ABCs of Boy Mama Teacher Mama … and this week’s Kids Co-Op Linky!

Do you have boys?  Well, then today’s featured blog might be right up your alley.  “Boy Mama Teacher Mama is a place where parents and teachers alike can come to learn, to share and to find common ground

3 Fall Crafts … for me

Last weekend I got to spend a fabulous time welcoming in autumn by going on an annual trip I make with my girlfriends … which are all part of a craft group I started the same year

Fabulous Fall Fun

Remember that post I did at the beginning of summer … 40 Wonderful Ways to Enjoy Summer with your Kids?  Well, it inspired me to create a photo collage for fall.  Here’s some ideas ways to have fabulous

The ABCs of B. Inspired Mama … and this Week’s Kids Co-Op Linky!

This week I am super happy to feature another awesome mom blogger, Krissy from B. Inspired Mama.  You might remember that Krissy and I were Love Book Summer Exchange buddies.  She wrote an AMAZING post about the

Looking for Leaf Man … September Virtual Book Club for Kids featuring Lois Ehlert

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring the beautiful books of Lois Ehlert. I love the way she craftily creates the art for her books using simple materials and shapes.  It was hard to

The ABCs of Little Moments … and this Week’s Kids Co-Op Weekly!

I absolutely LOVE the tagline on this week’s ABCs feature … “Sharing the lasting impacts that little moments can have on a child.”  I’m a firm believer that life is truly about living in the moment and

The Virtual Book Club for Kids … is going to continue ALL YEAR!

I am SO happy to share that the host, Kristina of Toddler Approved, of the Virtual Book Club for Kids has decided to grow and expand the club for the ENTIRE year. Thanks to Kristina from Toddler

Books That Can Help Children Grieve

To those that lost loved ones on this day, September 11 … eleven years ago … my heart and thoughts go out to you.  May you continue to find support and love through your lifelong process of

Make a Milk Jug Fairy House!

My daughter, Honor (age 3), and I had a wonderful time together transforming a gallon milk jug into a fairy house for our ever-developing fairy garden. I had Honor cut out rectangles from a foam sheet and

The ABCs of Pleasantest Thing … and this Week’s Co-Op Linky!

This week’s ABCs feature thinks that playing with her kids is the most Pleasantest Thing ever.  And I completely agree … well, for me it’s playing with my own kids … but you know what I mean!!!

Painting ROCKS!

One early evening my kids and the neighborhood kids (we’re very lucky to have 2 families with kids around the same age right next door and behind us) were all playing in our combined backyards.  The seemed

Do you Zentangle? create a zentangle in therapy

I’m not trained in art therapy, but I definitely use a lot of art and crafts in my work with my clients.  Art and play therapy go so easily together; art can easily be playful and therapeutic.