Balloon Animals for the Kids!

  Who doesn’t love balloon animals? No. Really. Do you know anyone? I don’t. Because… Balloon animals rock. First, there are a few things you need in order to make successful balloon animals. Balloon animal balloons. Those long, skinny things that are impossible to blow up using your own lungs. Especially if you buy the

Last Child on the Farm

[divider] Today I have a little special something from writer Kathy Coatney called “Last Child on the Farm” which is an essay she wrote about her childhood growing up on a farm and knowing firsthand where food comes from. Kathy is a photojournalist and farm gal who knows first hand the value of play in

Sports Day: Homemade Hurdles for Kids

[divider] One of the local private schools was having a sports day / track day / Olympics for their students in the playground the other day. So while chasing my son and his friends around the playground, I snagged a picture for you of something I thought was really cool. Ta da! They are homemade