Would you pay your child to learn to read? I recently read an account of a grandmother who promised to pay her grandson $300 dollars if he learned to read. The author of The Read Aloud Handbook supported this concept. I believe very strongly in the Montessori Method (read my very first blog ... Read More about You Want Me to PAY My Children to Read?
Meet my little indigo introvert Rose. This is my favorite "portrait" of her from the summer because it showcases her true personality. She is enjoying a silent moment to herself while the other girls play on the beach. In August we camped with my friend Matt and his beautiful daughter. He caught ... Read More about Portrait of a Little Indigo Introvert
Take a moment to watch this short video. This Nooma quote has always stuck with me: The song is playing all around us all the time, the song is playing everywhere, it’s written on our hearts, and everybody is playing the song. See, the question isn’t whether or not your playing a song, the ... Read More about A moment within the space between
Are the leaves changing by you? We are starting to enjoy the fall colors as we move into October. On our back patio door we have a beautiful sun catcher that the girls made at Montessori last year. I love how the light comes through the colors. I don’t have exact directions, but the concept is ... Read More about Capture This Moment :: Autumn Handprint Tree
Empowering, liberating, therapeutic… these are all words I would use to describe our 100 Thing Weekend which quickly escalated to well over 1K things. We cleaned house, quite literally. It involved two carloads of donations, a trip to the local consignment shop, and a few garbage bags of ... Read More about The Story of Our Crap, I Mean “Stuff”