Culture of Creativity

Welcome to Week One of the month-long Carnival of Creative Mothers to celebrate the launch of The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood by Lucy H. Pearce.  Today’s topic is Nurturing a Culture of Creativity at Home. Be sure to read to the end of this post to find a list of…

A Conversation About MLK

I was driving in the car to Lego Homeschool Engineering class with my 5yo, when he asked, “Mom, when is our next holiday to celebrate?” “Martin Luther King, Jr Day is next. Do you know who that is?” “No. Who is that?” “Martin Luther King is a hero. He was a warrior for peace and…

Kid-Dyed Silk Scarves

In our effort to create crafts as a family by re-using and upcycling, we do occasionally do crafts that use new materials. I do try to find non-toxic and eco-friendly versions wherever I can. And I talk about why we make those choices with the kids. Now that we have tried this craft to great…