Thankful Hands

Thankful Hands

Okay, I’m not sure there is a more fun art project when you are a kid than tracing your own hands. And as parents, do we ever get tired of seeing them? Several years ago, we started tracing our hands on fall colored paper, and then we would carefully cut them out. We...
“Rocky” Moments

“Rocky” Moments

There are so many awards out there that gain our kiddos attention. Medals for athletics, academics… you name it, and you can probably win a trophy for it. Awards and ribbons are great. They set a goal with prizes attached and teach that to obtain the award you need...
Be the Person You Want Them to Be

Be the Person You Want Them to Be

“Mom, when I grow up, I want to be just like you.”  Gulp. That is what my little Ella told me. At first, that line was super cute and flattering and then… what a reality. I want her to be so much more than… well… me! I want her to take the best of what I...