July 19, 2013

It never ceases to amaze me how the little changes we make in our children’s spaces can make a big difference in their behavior and decisions. It’s like magic and it really does work! My daughter’s are eight and ten years old and they still respond positively when I make little changes in our home environment. In fact, as I write this post, my youngest daughter is building the word “love” out of blocks and…

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January 8, 2013

Okay, so here is the deal. There is so much going on behind the scenes that I started to feel as though I needed to write one, big, huge, tell-all post to bring you all up-to-date on the exciting things to come. Yet, I was suffering from a bit of analysis paralysis and didn’t know where to start. Also, my creative energies have been focused in areas other than my usual blog post material. So…

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October 16, 2012

I couldn’t resist purchasing this galvanized metal lazy susan from One Kings Lane. Yet, it arrived a couple weeks ago and has remained empty…  So, I thought that it would be fun to hear your suggestions before I decide how to put it to use. Thank you for all of your incredible suggestions! I think I am going to have to try more than one of your ideas… Congratulations to Lesley, who has one a…

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October 15, 2012

Participants in the Playful Learning Spaces eCourse will often ask about the best way to get started creating engaging spaces for their children. I think it is most practical to start with something simple. When we start out by wanting to tackle the big areas in our home, it can become overwhelming and often lead to analysis paralysis—and not much being accomplished. I have seen that little changes can make a big difference and are…

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September 10, 2012

I am really excited that Annie Riechmann from Alphabet Glue and Bird and Little Bird is with us today to launch our Creating Playful Spaces week! Annie is sharing the inspiring project area that she created for her daughter. Be sure to check back each day this week to discover tips and resources for creating engaging spaces for the children in your life. To celebrate, we are offering a 30% discount on the Playful Learning Spaces…

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