Kids on the Go: Apple Hill (Guest Post on Glittering Muffins)

We are so pleased to be doing a guest post on Glittering Muffins about one of our favorite spots to take Monkey – Apple Hill in Northern California. Apple Hill is a collection of apple orchards located in the foothills of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains.  It is the place to be in the fall, […]

21 Days of Gratitude: What I Am Grateful For

This post was written as part of the 21 Days of Gratitude challenge on Inspired by Family Magazine. More than 40 bloggers have joined forces to share the ways that we are grateful and to inspire others to do the same, because we believe that gratitude can be contagious.  Each day a different blogger will […]

Fall Traditions: Multicultural Kids Blogging Carnival

Welcome to our very first Multicultural Kids Blogging Carnival!   I am so honored to be working with the wonderful bloggers that form the Multicultural Kid Blogs group.  Today marks the beginning of a new collaboration: a monthly blogging carnival, where we share posts that we have each written on a topic of common interest. This […]

Involving Young Children in Service

Welcome to the November 2012 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family Service Projects This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have written about what service means in their families. *** Every parent hopes to raise children who will […]

Multicultural Corner: Guest Post on Hartlyn Kids

I am so excited to be featured on Hartlyn Kid’s Multicultural Corner today!  Hartlyn Kids is an independent children’s book publishing company that specializes in multicultural kids’ books.  As part of that mission, they have a regular “Multicultural Corner” feature, where they introduce readers to bloggers with a passion for culture, diversity, and travel.  We […]

Quotable Kids: On God and Spirituality

For many parents, one of the great joys of raising children is getting to teach them about God and faith.  It is such a privilege to guide these tender souls in their spiritual development. These moments of teaching our children about spirituality are both sweet and – let’s be honest! – sometimes incredibly funny.  Last […]

November Culture Swapper Is Live!

I am proud to be co-hosting the Worldwide Culture Swappers link up again this month, created and sponsored by Worldwide Culture Swap and co-hosted by myself and Kid World Citizen. The monthly Worldwide Culture Swapper is a way for bloggers to share blog posts or photos about anything related to culture, geography, language, traditions, customs, […]