summer goals

How a Child Gets from Boredom to Creativity

October 25, 2013

I love the concept that a bored child, if left alone, eventually finds his or her way to creativity.  Whenever I read about this, as a mom I am filled with renewed hope and energy. “I’m going to let the kids be bored!  I can do this.  By the end of today, great things will […]

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Setting Goals: Unexpected Results

May 12, 2011

Summer vacation is right around the corner.  I always get a little panicky this time of year.  The entire summer yawns out before us.  And my three energetic kids rarely transition smoothly into its less-structured rhythms. Recently I saw something that encouraged me to put a tad more structure into our wide-open summer. I was […]

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