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Parents Need Alone Time Too

Don’t get me wrong, I love my kids, but adults need time away from kids more than just once in a while. It needs to be structured and it needs to be a regular occurrence. Last few weeks of summer convinced me!

Limiting Digital Device Time

When Luke was an infant, I thought it was cute he watched YouTube videos of kids playing with trains. He’s now 11 watching YouTube videos of kids playing video games.

Update on Lochlans Magic Bear

Lochlan and I have been sketching out the bear for a few weeks now and we finally got one that we like. Now we have to really start writing the story and drawing this bear in different positions and settings.

Storytelling through Art

My new parenting technique of forcing my kids to write paragraphs & read chapters to earn back devices, is actually carving out time for me to be more creative. Check out my initial sketch of Fred our papier mâché Octopus and his fun adventures.

Lochlan’s Magic Bear

I am working on a new parenting technique - which may stupendously backfire on us, though for the moment, it is developing something positive and creative that Lochlan is working on.

Starting a Weekly Blog Post/Email

It’s June 6, 2019 and we’re starting a weekly blog post/email. We’ll be documenting our journey in trying to keep this art studio and printmaking workshop alive and growing. Here we go...

Create a Journal for your Child
-One Day They Will Cherish It-

We’ve kept a journal for both Luke & Lochlan documenting different stages of their first few years. We call them our “Books of Love” and hope they will read them as they get older.