*It's not really crap, honest. Just "art." I know I'm not the only mom with this problem: too much art, too many crafts, too many watercolor paintings hung around the house. And the accompanying problem: too many craft items (pom-poms, markers, crayons, colored pencils, stickers, stamps, construction paper, coloring books, paints, brushes). And don't even … Continue reading What Do I DO With All This Crap?*
Have you read The Day the Crayons Quit with your kids? It is highly entertaining and well illustrated (using ... crayons, duh) as well. I highly recommend using a different voice for each color. So what's the most popular page in our household? Peach crayon's page, naturally, because peach crayon is naked, and toddlers love nakedness, … Continue reading These Crayons Are … NAKED!
My toddler can make a "craft" out of anything - literally, anything. So, as her mother who loves her and doesn't want to crush her fragile snowflake confidence (that's sarcasm, that last...), I have to act like a washcloth with some hair bows strewn over it are the freaking Mona Lisa. (Seriously. She will arrange her … Continue reading Moms: When is a Craft, a Craft?