The Importance of Play

The Importance of Play

“It is a happy talent to know how to play.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I’ve been reading way too many child-rearing books recently. It’s comes with the territory of being a new mom and wanting to give your child every advantage in life. With all the advice I’ve read,...
Clearing Clutter Opens the Mind

Clearing Clutter Opens the Mind

I do a lot of writing about home improvement and environmental issues and one of the most important topics I find everyone can relate to is clutter. Clutter can be a heavy burden that confines and suffocates. Like the interesting phenomenon of a pet taking on...
Reclaiming Your Creative Side

Reclaiming Your Creative Side

Show me a kid who doesn’t love creativity. Show me a kid who doesn’t enjoy making some type of art — painting, singing, writing stories, dancing, playing music or making things with clay. You won’t find one. Until life beats it out of us, we...