Ideas for July 4th Activities for Kids that don’t like Fireworks

Stella is not a huge fan of fireworks. The loud, sudden noises overwhelm her.  And while we have come up with ways that she can see fireworks without the noise (watch from the car with music on or wear headphones) - I wanted to find a couple of activities to make the day special without... Continue Reading →

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The Best Slime EVER! – According to Stella, age 9

I don't know about you but the SLIME CRAZE has taken over our home. Whenever Stella has a spare moment it is used for either looking up videos of other kids making slime or trying it out herself. Unfortunately - the slime trial and error has ended in tears time and time again. BUT today we met with success!  And here are the instructions according to Stella.

Steps to creating the Best Slime EVER!

I don't know about you but the SLIME CRAZE has taken over our home. Whenever Stella has a spare moment it is used for either looking up videos of other kids making slime or trying it out herself. Unfortunately - the slime trial and error has ended in tears time and time again. BUT today we met with success!  And here are the instructions according to Stella.

The Who I am and Why I’m Here post

My inspiration continues to be my daughter, Stella. My biggest desire for her is to pursue her dreams without fear and be ready to make a positive impact in our world. My role is to encourage and help her develop those strengths and interests.

Getting Started with “Women in Comics” Activities

Currently, Stella's biggest ambition is to be an artist/illustrator and so I want her to have some strong role models who use art to make an impact.  Unfortunately, my initial search for women in art did not give me what I was looking for. Then this morning I decided to look for "Documentaries about Art" on Netflix to see if there is anything that Stella can watch (and be interested in). I found She Writes Comics, a documentary that tells the unknown story of women in comics.

“She Writes Comics” – Women in Comics

Currently, Stella's biggest ambition is to be an artist/illustrator and so I want her to have some strong role models who use art to make an impact.  Unfortunately, my initial search for women in art did not give me what I was looking for. Then this morning I decided to look for "Documentaries about Art" on Netflix to see if there is anything that Stella can watch (and be interested in). I found She Writes Comics, a documentary that tells the unknown story of women in comics.

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