The kids and I invented a magic school that exists in our house. I’m working on a larger project about the school, which I’ll share here when it’s done. In the meantime… Click here to take the sorting quiz.
I was chatting with some people online, and someone suggested that the 10 Commandments could be written more like the A.A. 12 Steps. Here’s what I came up with. We honoured God as Creator and gave God a special place in our lives. We showed reverence towards God, respecting the words and images that symbolize […]
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren I’m not exaggerating when I say that I don’t know who I would be without Pippi. The brash, tough, aggressive little girl was my hero. She’s still my hero, tbh. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Pippi was transformative for kid Lindsay, and this one was transformative for teen […]
Fashion Show a new poem by E and A I know what is fashion stuff Flipping over Why do people watch movies? Maybe you can write lines on every side if you want to. That’s not lines. It’s just words. Why do people have to walk on roads? Lines!
Last night, I taught the kids about poems and poetry readings. Then they folded some papers together and we made their very first poetry chapbooks.
I need some advice. The kids will sit and listen to chapter books now! I haven’t been this excited since the day they were born ;). (My parenting daydreams are mostly about sitting around and reading great books with my kids.) Now that my dreams are coming true, I must confess to a lack of knowledge […]
The younger kid turned three recently. I asked her what she wanted for her birthday. This was her list: A car with a girl driver A car with a boy driver A little ipod “just for me” A movie about a tiger Big sandals A blue hat ABC Candles A book called “96” The Secret […]