Toddler and preschool curriculum

May 27, 2011
Over the past few weeks, the way that Charlotte plays has drastically changed.  I keep telling people this, trying to put my finger on HOW it changed and WHAT is different, but all I can come up with is that it →MORE...

Apr 27, 2011
Most days I think about this place and I have no idea what to write.  It’s ironic, really, because I was SO EXCITED to begin blogging about food: politics, culture, industry, gardening, homesteading, recipes, the whole nine yards.  And now I →MORE...

This week is National Library Week, a celebration hosted by the American Library Association.  As such, Steph asked me a couple weeks ago to contribute to Offbeat Mama by writing a post about libraries.  She left it pretty open-ended.  So I →MORE...

Apr 06, 2011
A few hundred feet from our house, there is a small creek.  It dribbles slowly, languidly in the summer until there is nothing left but succulent greens and thirsty bugs.  But given enough rain it will flow with a passion in →MORE...

She comes to me with a fistful of colored pencils that she found while rummaging about in the art cabinet.  MAWMAW, she exclaims, holding the colored pencils out to me.  CAN! (crayon) She’s close enough, so I don’t correct her.  I →MORE...