Friday, September 12, 2014

Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools To Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety - Book Review


Children are feeling anxiety because of school and family pressures, life changes, and more. Clinical Therapist Michele Kambolis, has written a handbook called Generation Stressed that details the different forms of anxiety in children, and it contains a whole section of play-based tools to help children overcome their anxiety.

Monday, September 08, 2014

Maddie's Fabric Mobile


I have just finished making Madelaine a fabric mobile for above her new big girl bed.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Ava's "Almost Back To School" Party

Ava hadn't seen her friends in awhile so she had an "Almost Back To School" Party this afternoon. She and Maddie used ribbons for the party decor:

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Motherhood On My Terms

 
I spend summer evenings sitting on our patio - one earphone in my ear blasts iPod music, the other ear listens through the windows for waking kids.... I've realized that the storage tray on the girls' big easel is the perfect place to set my wine.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ayla Gloves - Review


Ayla Gloves are long fingerless gloves that are stylish, chic, and super comfy. I have been wearing mine inside as I shop in air conditioned buildings, and outside as the evenings get cooler. I like that the gloves complete an outfit, and the slouchy fit adds to the urban look. The open fingers allow for rings to be on display - to remain a part of the overall styled look.

I have found that Ayla Gloves are practical for my everyday tasks:
carrying a drink (tea on the go), holding a glass of wine on the patio (my evenings - not every evening), using my smart phone, holding my toddlers' hand - with a better grip, holding an umbrella, 
pushing the stroller.... In the Fall, my Ayla Gloves will keep my hands warm during errands and school runs. I have a couple of 3/4 sleeve jackets that I'll wear each pair with during the Fall & Spring. 


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