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Nurture Yourself

Focusing on our personal interests while caring for our children is important. If we’re having fun and are happy, our little ones are too! It creates a peaceful play space that encourages the imagination! Here is a watercolor painting I did the other day! I’m so happy to be painting again!

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Find yourself saying, “No…no…no…no…no!” and hoping your child doesn’t throw the glass cup on the floor?

Focus on the positive. Verbalize what you want to see. "We hop on the floor, chairs are for sitting." I say as calmly as possible as my 20 month old shows her daddy her newly acquired hopping skills! What is shocking is that she actually listens! I am guilty of slipping into the age old… Continue reading Find yourself saying, “No…no…no…no…no!” and hoping your child doesn’t throw the glass cup on the floor?

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Listening is a Great Tool for Inspiration

It's wonderful to hear the imaginative thoughts that course through the children's minds! When we listen to what they are currently interested in, we can create a dynamic imaginative space where the children are practicing numbers, reading and writing while role playing. Higher level thinking is possible within this dynamic play space. They happily engage… Continue reading Listening is a Great Tool for Inspiration