Christmas Reads ~ Gems to Inspire and Delight

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Nothing quite compares to the magic of […]

Operation Imagination Cultivation

Ever since I was a child I’ve been captivated, as this ordinary world about me was transformed by the sheer will of my looking glass of innate imagination. Where lily-of-the-valley lay, the fairies danced and held grand balls beneath a silvery moon. Thread spools were chairs of the grandest kind for any doll of smallish […]

When In A Whirling Dervish, Read

Today was Transition Day at the Maki home. Mommy just back from 3 days away, the special treatment of Daddy throughout to ensure boys weekend a kid’s-dream success, the boys were feeling outta sorts to say the least. We reestablished a need for listening and respectful communication and well, that the Wacky Dance n’ Stomp […]