Play

When Charlotte was about four or five months old, a few parents I know who have older kids began getting together once a week to finger paint a la Artful Parent.  A few months after that, a good friend of mine →MORE...

Mar 15, 2011
...there is this!  A toadstool my father built over the weekend with redwood that had been chopped down nearby (a parking lot? a roadside?) for Charlotte to play on.  It made me smile to find that when I was harping on →MORE...

Mar 10, 2011
Several months back, Donald and I decided that it was about time we began addressing our daughter’s play needs.  Which, let’s face it, sounds completely ridiculous. It’s like saying you want to address your cat’s scratching needs.  I mean, THE CAT →MORE...

Mar 10, 2011
I bought Charlotte this tub of sidewalk chalk in the hopes that it was large enough to last me until I figured out how to make it myself. Of course, I seriously underestimated her love of sidewalk chalk…