When Natural Consequences Don’t Work

Sometimes children do things we don’t want them to do. Sometimes that’s drawing hearts and stars on walls, doors, floors. Sometimes it’s possible to over look the art work, clean it up ourselves, and move on without mentioning it to the child. Sometimes something more is needed. One of our kiddos likes to draw. On…

Introducing Keeper

“Keeper” is a forest fairy who protects her baby, and the garden she lives in, until it is time for her baby’s birth. I spent many hours wrapping, and sometimes unwrapping, wire to create the look I wanted. I used a steel rod for her spine, it sticks out about 18inches below to stabilize her in the…

Colourful Fun

  We had so much fun creating beautiful art work on the driveway, and van, and garage, and grass, and road, and arms, and feet today! Aren’t the bubbles awesome? Opps! 🙂 The joy on their faces was well worth needing to wash the van’s bumper and the garage door (and everyone’s clothing lol).  …

When you get maybe 4 hours of sleep, you eat your coffee with a spoon, your toddler head butts you in the face, you can barely open your eyes, and you’re not sure whether it’s because of the headache caused by the toddler, or the lack of sleep. When it doesn’t really matter because I…

Abernathy

Sometimes I get the itch to create, and then I can’t stop. Sometimes I should create one thing, but something else takes my interest. I should be making a baby gift for a friend, but instead this little guy needed to be created! Say hello to Abernathy! A delightful little guy that loves to  sit in…