Month: June 2015

The Gift of Boredom!

“I’m bored.” Do you recognize these two small words?  Dread hearing them?  It seems like more than ever we are quick to fill the day scheduling things with or for our kids to keep them entertained or stimulated, but is this always the best thing? There is no argument that activities and structure are very important for growth and of the mind and body, but we also need to allow...read more

Say “Yes” To The Mess!

It’s that time of year where we can finally spend more time outside which means we can say “Yes” to those fun messy outside activities that we have been saying “No” to all winter long!  Every kid seems to find their way into a mess easy enough, but here is a fun list of new ideas to try this summer:

Squirt Gun Painting

Instead of regular painting on an easel, why...read more