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The Case for Celebrating Birthdays

There are some families who pace themselves for birthdays: one year family party, one year friend party. I’m not of that variety. My husband and I both come from lines of birthday celebrators. read more


The Unbirthday

Couldn’t we all use a little more whimsy — a little more freedom to celebrate? Holidays are signified by special occasions or days off work, but life is so much richer than that. Our souls need to celebrate, we were created to enjoy life, to live fully alive, to awaken to wonder! read more


Celebrating the Last

Part of motherhood is marking our kids’ firsts: baby’s first Christmas; first hair cut; first visit to the dentist; first day of school. Kids have lots of firsts, but have you thought about also celebrating some of their lasts? read more


The Ambiguous One

This month we are featuring fun experiments you can do with your baby from the book Experimenting with Babies. Babies are sweet and cuddly and full of scientific experiments. What will your baby teach you? read more


DIY String Art

Little ones might need an extra set of hands, and could benefit from nails with larger heads to hold the yarn in place. Guaranteed to fill an afternoon. read more