Pottery and Creative Parenting Parallels

Pottery and Parenting – at first glace two things that don’t seem to be related. I have just finished my first set of Beginner’s throwing classes and at every step parallels between pottery and parenting kept popping into my head it has made me look at both topics in a new light. . . . → Read More: Pottery and Creative Parenting Parallels

Celebrating April

Every month there is lots to celebrate – official holiday or not, they provide great inspiration for creative activities you can do with your family. April is: National Humor Month, National Pecan Month, Lawn and Garden Month, Records and Information Management Month and Stress Awareness Month. . . . → Read More: Celebrating April

Dr. Seuss – Snippits of Wisdom for us Adults

I have a confession to make. I an one of those few children who did not grow up with or read Dr. Seuss books as a child. . . . → Read More: Dr. Seuss – Snippits of Wisdom for us Adults

Helping Kids Deal With Stress

Stress stunts your creativity and makes all those things that children should be enjoying – sports, learning, developing into great human beings a chore. Children are not able to cope with the high levels of stress there seems to be today. Most adults are not so good at it either, we are letting stress negatively impact our lives and relationships, however, with a little creativity, understanding and patience we can all live with less stress. . . . → Read More: Helping Kids Deal With Stress

Recipe for Great Affirmations

Teaching children how to create their own Affirmations is a great way for them to connect to themselves, explore their own hopes and dreams and to think about who they aspire to be. . . . → Read More: Recipe for Great Affirmations

Getting to Know You – Games for Breaking the Ice

Ice Breakers are games that are so called because they are designed to “Break the Ice” They are useful whenever you have a group of people who may not know each other very well. . . . → Read More: Getting to Know You – Games for Breaking the Ice

Creative Kids – Managing Different Learning Styles

When family members have different learning styles it can cause lots of frustration and hurt feelings. . . . → Read More: Creative Kids – Managing Different Learning Styles

Teaching Kids to Take Turns

Learning how to take turns is very important. Besides learning patience – which is in short supply these days – taking turns also teaches you how to listen, communication skills, even how to negotiate. . . . → Read More: Teaching Kids to Take Turns

Walking with Creative Kids

Incorporating regular exercise into your family’s routine is important for setting your kids onto a lifetime path of health and wellness. Walking is a fantastic routine to develop. . . . → Read More: Walking with Creative Kids