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Going Down the Fireman Pole–It’s a Big Deal

My little guy popped up out of the bed bright-eyed and bushy-tailed this morning.  As in, one second his eyes were completely closed and he was asleep, and the next he was sitting up and telling me his story. "So I conquered one of my greatest fears.....I slid down the fireman pole." Sometimes I feel… Continue reading Going Down the Fireman Pole–It’s a Big Deal

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The One About Creating and Failing

Today the littles and I went on an adventure.  We went to our local art gallery to visit this lovely in person.  We had never been there before, so we had no idea what to expect.   This beautiful picture is painted by one of my favorite artists.  She speaks to my soul, as she… Continue reading The One About Creating and Failing

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Better to Guess Wrong Than Never to Guess at All

Hola! Como esta? My littles are loving their Spanish lessons.  They are learning all kinds of words and how to dialogue.  One of their favorite things is when their Spanish teacher writes stories about the two of them with Miss Sophie in Spanish.  They love reading it aloud and translating it to English. Their other favorite thing… Continue reading Better to Guess Wrong Than Never to Guess at All

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The Little Scarf-Maker Who Could

A while back my cousin sent me a link to a news story about a person in Canada who was scarf-bombing in his or her community--leaving knitted scarves strewn all over with notes attached:  "I am not lost! If you are stuck out in the cold, take this scarf to keep warm." What a beautiful thing.  Right? … Continue reading The Little Scarf-Maker Who Could

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It’s Okay to Fail…..or Make a D…..or Whatever…..Just TRY

This morning my little guy Cooter was working on his letters.  He was working on perfecting his lower case "f"s.  He was doing okay, but he knows I will call him out if he just throws something on the paper.....like he did yesterday.  He's allowed to make mistakes.  He's not allowed to just give up… Continue reading It’s Okay to Fail…..or Make a D…..or Whatever…..Just TRY