Month: October 2018

Living Arts Weekly: Treating

October 28, 2018 There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow with candlelight Happy Halloween weekend! Facebook and Instagram are full of great photos of smiling kids with heaping full bags of candy.  Early on in my parenting journey, I spent weeks sewing adorable costumes for my children. The sweet little pumpkin costume for …

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Living Arts Weekly: Settling

October 21, 2018   Each week in our Living Arts Weekly blog post, we begin with a quote about the topic at hand.  Let me just say that Google is my best friend in finding an appropriate quote each week. (Seriously, what did people do before Google? They probably read a lot more. Note to …

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Living Arts Weekly: Collecting

October 14, 2018 Collect moments, not things. As a child, I remember starting “collections” of dolls, or figurines, or coins, or other items. At first the collecting was exciting, and family members always knew what to get me for my birthday or for Christmas. After awhile, I just really just wasn’t into that thing anymore, …

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Living Arts Weekly: Warming

October 7, 2018 Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. – Carl Jung   When I think of the gifts that LifeWays North America brings to families and early childhood programs, I believe one of the greatest is Warmth.  Not only the attention to the physical …

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