Category Archives: Creativity

Why We Can’t Live With Chaos

  The last week or so had been rough! Not only has Daisy turned into a major chaos maker, as she conquers the task of mobility, but our renovation project finished and I’ve been trying to put the basement back … Continue reading

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Loose Parts and Project Space (Invitations to Play and Learn)

  With the coming of cooler weather I recently moved the children’s play table into the living room from the back porch. Our living room runs across the whole front of the house and bringing the able in gave me … Continue reading

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Friday Wrap-up: What Did We Do All Week?

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Stay Away!

Respect is a big deal these days and so often it just means that I choose to stay away from those who disagree with me. Avoiding my neighbor isn’t really loving him, though, and loving our neighbor is what each … Continue reading

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Quiet Days

  There’s been a lot of this going on these days. Taking pictures of a sleeping baby, or just watching her sleep. Slowly returning things to normal. Today that meant making a batch of bread since we’ve used up the … Continue reading

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Danegeld

This is what we woke up to yesterday…. The three boys share a room. Bull and Jack wake up 100% awake and ready to start their day. Buggle wakes up slowly and prefers quiet while waking. Usually Jack comes in … Continue reading

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Invitations To Play And Learn: Work Trays

One of the things that I have learned over time is that limits improve children’s interactions with the materials around them. Over the past several months I’ve been trying to include limits as natural guides in our learning spaces. One … Continue reading

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A Little Reminder

One of the readings on Sunday was from Colossians Chapter Three.   Put on then, as God?s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, and patience,?forbearing one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each … Continue reading

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Bull Is Five!

For the past several months Bull has been telling perfect strangers that he was “going to be five in December”! Since his birthday is just a few days before Christmas, we had a little playdate in the morning and then … Continue reading

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An Easy Learning Toy For The Toddler

  With Christmas quickly approaching the children are trying to make gifts for one another and their friends. Of course they aren’t very good yet at matching their abilities to their imaginations and desires to make things so most of … Continue reading

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