Do you have kids who love to play in the snow, but they don't feel well or you just can't keep dressing them up to go out for two minutes? Try bringing in snow to play with indoors! Winter sensory play brilliance! We don't see much snow since we moved to sunny California, but back when we lived in Massachusetts it was a fixture of our lives for months on end. The kids … [Read more...] about Winter Fun for Kids: Bring in the Snow for Winter Sensory Play!
Small Hands Creating Hope
Visiting Miramar Beach and Setting Goals for May 2017. Setting goals each month makes it easier to stay accountable. April was a hard month, so it was pretty amazing to end it by dropping the kids off for a one-night sleepover with cousins while Mike and I escaped to Half Moon Bay. This was our first time child-free since Emma was born in 2006! The kids had a blast with … [Read more...] about Visiting Miramar Beach and Setting Goals for May 2017
Johnny (4 years old) has caught his six-year-old sister’s enthusiasm for the Small Hands Creating Hope book, and it is a joy to watch them plan and make projects from the book together. They both enjoyed making this counting book today (2-year-old Lily as napping), and – while for now I am happy for them to focus on the projects – I am also looking forward to the day when they … [Read more...] about Inspired by Small Hands Creating Hope
Several weeks ago, I approached a group of kid bloggers and asked if they could make a project with their kids that would symbolize hope in the face of cancer. The response was tremendous, and I was able to compile their projects – many with tutorials – into a beautiful book. I am so excited to be a part of this wonderful fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, and to be … [Read more...] about Small Hands Creating Hope
This May marks thirty years since I was diagnosed with cancer, and I wanted to do something special to mark the occasion. I am very grateful to live a full life with my husband and children! I also wanted to do something that would acknowledge those who continue to struggle with this disease, as well as those lost. I can’t introduce my children to the grandfather they never … [Read more...] about Introducing: Small Hands Creating Hope