The fact that my children are spending more time indoors during these colder months leads them to be more sedentary and gravitate
If a child has run out of ideas, giving them some kind of challenge can prompt them to continue to amuse themselves imaginatively
Sometimes I'll simply rattle off a host of potential activities: "Go outside on the swings, draw something, make cupcakes
I can't emphasize enough how crucial it is for all of us to take action on this issue. Our children need us to protect childhood
For example, in the illustration above I have replaced Gray's verses about the "Stern Rugged Nurse" with one of Blake's illustrations
I have decided that what makes fundamentalism so vile is not that it perpetuates bigotry and hate, or the way it lacks authenticity by covering life with a veneer of false piety, or even how it erects (white) man-made boundaries to determine who's in and who's out.
Our home was a literate and musical one, with little television or radio. This was the key to my motivation to explore the world through books.
Visions of the future have fascinated the public throughout history--from the clockwork time machines of H.G. Wells to the
Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.
Choose awareness of your thoughts over being absorbed in the sensations they produce as they carry you along to get what they want. The aim here is simple: reclaim your attention in order to be where you are, and then just quietly notice all that you can about yourself.