A Peek into Seeds

If you don’t already know, we’re nature lovers. So, it was easy to fall in love with Raising Little Shoots – “Exploring Nature With Children: A Year Long Curriculum” for our journey this year. We’ve been exploring the topic of seeds. Truthfully though, these two wildflower girls have been learning much more. It’s one thing…

A Peek into the Night Sky

We’re wrapping up our studies on the ‘night sky,’ and boy oh boy has it been a beautiful one. Our favorite book we read was “The Star People: A Lakota Story,” by SD Nelson. ⭐️ We learned all about Van Gogh, examined and discussed his Starry Night, and created our own mixed media versions! (We…

Four-year-old big 

  McKinley turns 4 today.  “1. 2. 3. 4,” she excitedly pronounces to the world. My bustling -happy- hyper- curious- passionate -confident- and quite often stubborn -mini me.  You can tell she’s older.  “Come on Cora, you can do it—No Cora that’s our neighbor’s yard.”  Just by the way she tries to redirect her little…

.:Meditation:.

More often than not we all get caught up in our worries about the future–whether it’s about our children, finances, or upcoming projects due in the office.  And I think too, we get lost in our regrets of the past– things we didn’t do, forgot to do, or simply things we did wrong.  That’s why…

A postcard from Albania

A postcard arrived in the mail the other day.  All the way from Albania from two of my dearest friends–with a simple, honest, and purely loving message.     This was the front of the postcard.  Though, the heart of the message was on the backside.  Dear Georgia and Jordan, and then a big circle with…