Adventure

Movie Night: Up

I’ve been so excited to write about this movie, it holds a very special place in my heart. <3 I could talk about the details and nuances for hours, but tonight I’m going to talk about how much fun our family had watching this movie and the activities related to it. We pulled out our […]

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Connection

Snow-free Snowman Activities

The weather around here’s all over the place. One day it’s -30C, the next it’s melting. But melting didn’t improve the quality of our snow, the wind hardened crust got thicker and stronger as it melted, then refroze. There’s till plenty to do outside in our snow, but building snow people isn’t one of those […]

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Parenting

Science! Or maybe it’s Art?

Nevermind. I think it’s just a mess. Oh wait! That’s how both science and art happen. By taking what you’ve got, combing them, trying different things, seeing what happens. If you use that definition, Cordelia is an expert at both science, and art. Almost every day we hear her plead with us, “Please, Mommy, can […]

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Parenting

Science! Or maybe it's Art?

Nevermind. I think it’s just a mess. Oh wait! That’s how both science and art happen. By taking what you’ve got, combing them, trying different things, seeing what happens. If you use that definition, Cordelia is an expert at both science, and art. Almost every day we hear her plead with us, “Please, Mommy, can […]

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Connection | Parenting

Stepping Toward Unforgettable

Yesterday, Ella woke up and wanted to make a souffle. I didn’t have milk. We needed to be out the door by 10:30. Normally I’d tell her no. Normally I’d give her a list of all the reasons why cooking wasn’t happening. Instead I took a moment to think about making every day unforgettable. Then […]

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