Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won’t tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff. – Catherine M Wallace

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“If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes. I’d take more hikes and fly more kites. I’d […]

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Green Books { Ordinary Moments }

I wrote about Monkey’s reading habits the other day in my Reading Eggs post how he likes reading but struggles with his school books. I know he likes reading as he will read things when we are out and about without promoting. But reading books each night after school is a real challenge! I should […]

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