Summer Boredom | Create Space For Play

Summer Boredom | Create Space For Play

A few weeks ago, I found my daughter on an early morning hunt through the craft/recycle bin. She told me she had the perfect idea for a fairy house and wondered if I had an extra garden pot she could use. She asked her father for a piece of scrap wood, and her brother gave her […]

An Editing Tool Every Writer Needs

An Editing Tool Every Writer Needs

Writing, especially revision can be tricky. Maybe we’re pressed for time, or we’ve looked at a document so much our brain sees what we want to write instead of what we’ve written. Maybe we’re not sure where a comma or a semicolon should go, or we are learning how to write. Regardless, grammar and mechanics matter […]

Hiking with Children in South Central Indiana

Hiking with Children in South Central Indiana

Many of my family’s best times together have been on a trail. We’ve walked through the seasons with children in packs on backs, watched little legs eager to forge ahead, stopped for seconds and hours while they explored every nook and cranny.  Through creeks and meadows with one who likes to lag behind and one intent on […]