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Worked in film and TV for several years before having my two wonderful children. Now I try to bring that creative input into my home to raise my kids. Hope you enjoy following this journey!

Passionate hate for an educational computer program

My little daughter has been struggling at school with a math based computer program, which she flat out decided to abhor. While trying to help her go through it, she ended up writing a sort of rambling essay instead. Here’s what she wrote (transcribed, spelling and punctuation corrected): Titanium is … Continue reading

Sugar Cookies for Valentine’s day

This past Valentine’s day my daughter and I made sugar cookies and decorated them for her class’ valentine’s presents. We’ve been making her class’ Valentine’s presents together since she was in preschool. This time around, for her first year of Kindergarten, we decided to do decorated sugar cookies. We also … Continue reading

A surrealistic potty poem by a 5 year-old

Little I has been into poetry lately, thanks to the Jane O’Connor’s “Fancy Nancy’s Poet Extraordinaire” book. She has also been getting herself in trouble because of using potty talk at inappropriate times… meaning, anytime she’s not at the potty. She thinks it is hilarious, but hubby and I think … Continue reading

Soft and fluffy Irish blueberry cream scones

  A couple of weeks ago, my 5 year-old daughter wanted to take an enrichment class on world cooking. I convinced her to let me give her MY take on cooking from different parts of the world. So, aided by a fabulous book called “Cuentos del cocinero” (The cook’s stories) … Continue reading