Category Archives: toddler


How can a preschooler be homeschooled you may wonder. Here’s how: You follow the child’s passions as educational pusuits. Each night after lights out River gets a Not True Story. Often she requests a theme and her daddy or I … Continue reading

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New Growth

As the year moves from Imbolc towards the Spring Equinox, I can feel the changes all around me. The days are growing longer. I marvel each day at the light in the sky at 5:30 pm. It no longer hurts … Continue reading

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Our Daily Sushi

    Lately I have been making veggie sushi in the morning for my step daughter’s school lunches. I start a small pan of sushi rice just after I make my coffee. As I prepare breakfast I also get the nori … Continue reading

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Cute Kid’s Shirts

Kids grow so fast. My little one is proof of that. Every so often it will happen that suddenly none of her clothes fit. She recently went through a time of rapid growth. I have bought her some new shirts, … Continue reading

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Decemeber 25, 2015


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Poopy Pants

I made another pair of pants for my three year old daughter. She put them on, and within about ten minutes had had an accident in them. Oh well, that’s mamahood of a little one. Soon they will be clean … Continue reading

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Homemade Clothing

My husband has been watching River one day a week for about 5 hrs so that I can have some alone time. I’ve used a handfull of these days to sew our family some homemade clothing. So far I have … Continue reading

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