• little
  • puffed sleeves

    “puffed sleeves!” The first words she said when she put this gown on. She gasped when she saw it, put it on immediately, and now takes the long way to bed while side glancing down at her gown as she walks, the side of a ruffled hem in one hand. This gown has sparked a […]

  • little
  • bird watching

    Twelve days of Christmas, twelve gifts of service. One of my preschooler’s favorite was making a peanut butter and bird seed pine cone to feed the local birds. We gave them a small gift of food, but they gave us the gift of entertainment. We were bird watching all weekend long.

  • inanimate
  • making pumpkin noodles

    Cooking with children. The first time I let my daughter bake with me, I didn’t anticipate how much longer it would take than usual before we enjoyed the first bite. I also didn’t realize the mess that would be left. Admittedly I had the end goal at the front of my mind rather than the […]