Emma from 95 Acres of Sky is with us to share some valuable insights into engaging children in the real work of our daily lives.   It all started on a summer’s day. I was outside weeding my salad bed, it was hard but necessary work; the weeds were over running the bed and I really needed to get it done or we’d lose our precious crops. While I was working I could hear my…

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Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share some great tips for creating real world experiences that nurture compassion as well as other important habits of heart and mind.   Last summer our children decided that they wanted to earn some money of their own during an upcoming family garage sale. A lemonade stand was voted the most exciting prospect, so they immediately began the planning process by making lists of their…

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Monique of Green Acorns is with us today with to share some great advice on the important topic of developing a sense of place for ourselves and the children in our lives.   Sense of place.  Have you heard this phrase?  It has only been in the last year or so that I have been hearing more about “sense of place”.  Although it’s fairly new terminology to me, the concept is familiar.   To put it…

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Emma from 95 Acres of Sky is with us to share wonderful tips for taking some time and nurturing the little ones in our lives with soothing foot baths.   In our family herbal medicine is pretty much our first line of defense when it comes to our health. After the food we eat (an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure), herbs are our best allies in maintaining health or avoiding illness….

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Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share some great tips and resources for creating family trees.   Making a family tree is a great way to help children understand how they are related to the individuals that are referred to as “family”.   With Summer being a time of year when families commonly visit, these opportunities allow your child to make in-person connections.   To help your child further understand how…

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