Kate from An Everyday Story is with us today to share a great way to encourage our children to write for an authentic purpose, handmade garden markers. I think the dream to carve out a little spot in our yards to grow our own produce is a common one. Growing and nurturing something with our own hands has given our little family such a deep sense of joy and connectedness; to each other, to our…

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Becky from a Sweet Hot Mess is with us today with some great resources and inspiration for planning our spring gardens with the little ones in our lives. My wheels are turning! Here in Central California, we have an early grow season and the perfect time to set your summer seeds indoors, or in a greenhouse is January and February.  Knowing how desperately my children wanted their own garden beds to tend to this past…

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Moving into the new year is always a little bitter sweet. While we are excited about what the future holds, as parents, we are aware of how fast time flies and how quickly our children are growing. A wonderful way to capture the year is to create time capsules. They are a fun way to celebrate the past and make plans for the future as a family. We have made time capsules a family tradition…

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Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share some great tips for keeping our children balanced and healthy during the holidays.   The holidays can be a challenging time for children (and adults!) to eat healthy foods so here are few ideas that may help. 1.  Never leave the house hungry. Before leaving for a day of shopping or attending a party whip up a smoothie full of veggies and fruit to…

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­­ Today Emma from 95 Acres of Sky is with us to share a lovely way to welcome in winter and celebrate the solstice… This week we will mark the winter solstice (Dec 21/22), which marks the beginning of deep winter and tells us that the time has come to turn inwards and rest.  Just as the sun begins his rebirth, so to do we, renewing ourselves each winter to be born again into the…

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