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Encouraging Your Child’s Imagination

May 25, 2018

Letting them think through play may help them in the long run

Talking to themselves playing with toys, running loose at family gatherings with cousins, screeching and chasing friends in the backyard…

The energy and creativity of a child is a 24/7 deal that requires endless attention, discipline, and love. As a parent, you work hard to help your children gain skills that will develop their personalities, such as imaginativeness and innovativeness-- but what if there was a much simpler solution to shaping children into strong individuals? Here are three easy ways to let your kids grow on their own and truly interpret the world around them for what it is: theirs.

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That Parenting Sweet Spot

February 17, 2018

I don’t want to jinx myself, but I think I’m on the downhill side of the toddler stage. The beginning of the sweet spot. Don’t get me wrong, there are still tantrums and a lot of whining, but my kids are FINALLY entertaining themselves.

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Deer on the Mountain

April 11, 2016

I have always had fond memories of my cabin. It was an escape as a child. Not that children really need an escape but it was the best part of summer. It was secluded far back into the Rocky Mountains in the Sawtooths. It wasn’t one of those cabins where everyone went to a time share on a paved road and enjoyed the ruggedness of only 3 channels on the TV. We had no pluming, it was all dirt roads, and all the electricity and pluming we had was from a generator we had in back. It wasn’t exactly roughing it, seeing that it was still a cabin, but it was away enough from civilization that you could feel free again. 

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