Crafts & Homeschool

DIY Pretend Play Food

Most of kids and toddlers love pretend play kitchen or restaurant, which I consider very important, because:  They can cook anything and become the chef, the leader. They come up with many ideas and create dialog and action sequences spontaneously. When they play with you, they develop emotional and social skills, while using theirRead More

Crafts & Homeschool

DIY Maracas

“Apologizing for the work done, is such the worst way to start a presentation.” – My creative writing professor used to say, when it was time to read our stories in public. Stories, by the way, created in ten minutes; only time he gave us to complete a two-pages story. We clearly ended up apologizingRead More


Parents vs. Tantrums

You are shopping at the mall, looking at the great deals in the home section, which are 60% off. Your child is on the shopping cart, reading a book that you packed (among other five, just to be on the safe side) in his bag, two minutes before leaving home. Suddenly, a displeasing sound, likeRead More