The Magic of Wool

I recently received a beautiful roll of merino wool!  Isn’t it pretty?  It just makes me drool.  It is so super soft and squishy.  I am really excited about making some really nice kids things out of this!  It will dye up beautifully. Anyway… My hubby and I were watching tennis last night.  We were Read the full article…

Happiness Is – Spring Colors!

I just love spring.  I love everything about it!  Spring is life renewed!  The sun is out a bit longer and the birds sing a bit louder. Even though spring brings about my allergies – serious allergies – I love seeing the buds on the trees, and the grass become greener and more vibrant.  I Read the full article…

Breastfeeding – Can you Schedule a Breastfed Infant?

I went to the kids doctor today.  Not the doctor that we have been going to the last 8.5 years, but a new one.  Our old doctor -who was excellent by the way – is now treating children in Ecuador. I posted about Gray’s weight gain troubles about a month ago.  He had the flu Read the full article…

Blog Shoutout for – Week of March 11th

Happy Monday everyone!  It looks to be that time.  Woot woot!  It’s Blog Shoutout day!  A sweet shout out for all those sweet articles, fun crafts and delicious delectables. Articles Here is an excellent article  titled When Your Child Won’t Take No For an Answer from Green Child Magazine.   There is solid advice in this Read the full article…

Risk and the Fear of Failure – A $25.00 Cash Giveaway!

Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I will argue that there are very few failures in life – except for the failure to do anything in the first place (or take the risk).  If you fail Read the full article…

Pinatas! Our Cultrual Art Project

As part of our Monthly goals and The Culture Swapper link up , we will be bringing you cultural art projects all month! This week, the kids made pinatas!  Oh what fun that was – and not messy at all (yeah, right).  It was fun to see them have fun though – and we learned Read the full article…

Teaching My Children About Faith – The Great Plan of Happiness – A Book Review

It’s Thursday, and in Today’s installment of Our Love For Books Series, I’m working with Leanna at All Done Monkey.  I love Leanna and that she challenges and inspires me in very positive ways! This post was created as part of the upcoming Kids Learn About Faith series, to be published on InCultureParent later this Read the full article…

Love of Books Week – Reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever

Here is our first video installment of our love for books week! Today, my 8 year old, Hadyn, is reading an excerpt from Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Cabin Fever.   Hadyn inherited his love for books from his Dad.  I began teaching Hadyn to read and write when he was 5.5.  By the Read the full article…

World Book Day – A Blog Shoutout Children’s Book Authors

I’m into celebrating World Book Day (Thursday March 7)- even though it’s a European thing.  To celebrate, this week, I’m talking all books – all week! Yea! So, since this is my normal blog shoutout day, I’m going to give a shoutout to those little known Authors who delight our Children each and every day! Read the full article…

Affirmations of Hope – Risk Taking

The future is not something we enter.  The future is something we create.                      ~Leonard I. Sweet _______________ I love positivity – especially in a world that is not always so positive.  If you want to bring light and love into someone else’s life, post your positive affirmation and grab my button for your post Read the full article…