Book of the Week: The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman

“Peter wants only milk, Lucy won’t settle for anything but homemade lemonade, and Jack is stuck on applesauce. Each new addition to the Peters household brings a new demand for a special meal. What’s a mother to do? Even though Mrs. Peters picks, peels, strains, scrapes, poaches, fries, and kneads, the requests for special foods read more…

Book of the Week: The Flower Man by Mark Ludy

  “This beautiful, wordless story told visually from beginning to end features a small, meek man who transforms a small town through simple moral principles. The characters’ stories are woven together to create a tale that spans borders and nationalities and will refresh the human spirit with principles of compassion, honesty, integrity, and generosity. Children read more…

Ideas for a Homemade Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is almost here! This time of the year always seems to go by so fast, and between school ending and the start of summer fun, it’s easy to forget to show our appreciation for the people working behind-the-scenes to make sure everything gets done (and looks good and tastes yummy and stays together). read more…

Home Made Teacher Gifts – Sugar Cookies!

There are always a few particular activities that allow you to relive your childhood. Among these for me are summer nights catching fireflies, losing yourself in the joy of a swingset, popsicles and making holiday cookies. There is nothing like making home made dough, pressing out sugar cookies and pouring sugar crystals over them. In read more…