Where do you get inspiration? 

I get my inspiration from my 3-year-old. I dedicated a wall to McKinley’s art work. It’s been a slow coming master piece.    ~g

Appealing projects actually matter. 

It’s hard to remember, but I constantly forget that the way we visually present projects, or activities to our children—matters.      And it’s like– wait we aren’t doing enough already? Now we have to make stuff visually appealing too? Let alone actually plan an afternoon “something.”  Yeeeeesh!    But, I completely understand why.  I…

My baby–isn’t so much a baby anymore.

It’s pretty custom to write a fresh blog post for the New Year.  But, this time it’s not about resolutions or solutions.  And, it’s not a trip down memory lane either.  I get tired of reading posts like that.  You know–posts that are full of optimism and hope for the New Year to bring new things.  Posts…

😘The Kiss Box 😘

Many parents work long hours through the week.  And as much as we don’t want to believe it–it’s just hard on our little critters.  They miss us. Constantly.  At least in our household McKinley misses her father day in and day out. The book, The Kiss Box by Bonnie Verburg and Henry Cole is a great…

Analytical Reasoning of 3 year olds. 

McKinley asks, “Where does Meme live?”  “Reynoldburg,” I say.  “Where is Reynoldsburg?” “In Columbus.” “Where is Columbus?” “Ohio.” “Where is Ohio?” “In the United States.” “Where is the United States?” “The world.” “Where is the world?” “Outter space.” “So that means I’m in Outter space!  I can’t handle myself in outer space.” ~g