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Quilt Pattern Variations

Designing or making quilt patterns, or both?

I finally got round to digging out some patterns I designed in 1996 (!) when I had my first major quilting phase. 523 more words


a doodling practice & found inspirations

August is coming to a close, and thus the Doodle Days Musings Adventure. I hope those of you who have been doodling along have enjoyed your adventure. 661 more words


Child’s play is gold dust

Have you ever noticed a child who is completely lost in their make believe world is never worried about what they are doing, whether it is right or what other people think? 336 more words

Children's Education

doodling at my edge

Last night as I sat to gather my thoughts on what I have to share with you this week, this is the doodle that flowed out of me. 519 more words


Kaboodle @ Big Splash

When I heard about Kaboodle Kids, I was intrigued by the concept – a room full of supersized foam blocks where kids are free to build whatever they want. 1,021 more words


Play, locus of control, agency, health and success

In particular, two presentations at the the 2015 California Homeschool Conference added to my philosophy and my arsenal of strategies and tactics to help children prepare for competent, responsible, healthy, joyful and productive adulthood. 979 more words


Embrace the Space

This summer my virtual assistance client work has been quieter than in the past few summers. Although this has made me feel a bit nervous…like I should be rushing around looking for more work, I’m choosing to… 608 more words