Creative Parenting

30 Mar

Jesus Heals!

When we are sick, or struggling, or someone we love is going through something difficult, it is so important to remember that Jesus heals! There are so many stories in the Bible that talk about Jesus’ healing power and his love and compassion for sick and hurting people. In fact in Matthew 14:14 it says, […]


30 Mar

Bandaid Art Therapy

Creating art with bandaids Supplies: Bandaids Coloring pens, crayons, paints, and/or pencils Paper Recently we created our bandaid family get well cards. The kids absolutely loved creating them! They had a blast and were super creative in making their families…adding pets, balloons, siblings and more. When we were done, we brought the cards to the […]


24 Jan

Bandaid Get Well Card

Get well soon! It’s always hard when someone we love is sick! Especially for kiddos. Sometimes it’s hard for them to understand why Grandpa can’t visit or his best friend can’t come out to play. Making a get well card is a great way for kids to process their frustration and show love for the […]


17 Jul

5 Fun Water Games

Beach towel balloon toss Waterballoons Beach towels Make two teams of minimum 2 people on each team. The objective is toss the water balloons from one beach towel to the other. It’s a hilarious game with water balloons flying everywhere! It’s perfect for a birthday party or family gathering. And you only need a couple […]


11 Mar

Un Immagine Distorta

Durante il mio percorso di guarigione dal disturbo alimentare ho capito in piccola parte cosa mi aveva portata in quel tunnel nel quale non trovavo via d’uscita. Ho capito che parole dette durante la mia infanzia, soprattutto durante i miei 10/11 anni, periodo in cui tutti gli adolescenti vivono la fase di cambiamento del proprio […]


1 Dec

Christmas: A season for giving

Christmas is a season for giving. It truly is more blessed to give than to receive. In honor of this season I want to share this unique advent calendar with you! Every day, instead of receiving a candy or some other small gift, your little ones can open their box and receive a simple challenge […]


22 Aug

Polignano dal Mare

Polignano is one of my favorite cities in Puglia. It is built on a cliffside and overlooks the Adriatic sea. The water is crystal clear bluish-green, and the views from the city are beautiful. But this last weekend we were able to experience the view from the sea for the first time and it was […]


4 Jun

Candy Kebabs

School is out! Celebrate your kiddos surviving the school year by making them a candy kebab! It’s a special treat for a special occasion. They are really easy to make! You just need kebab sticks and soft candy: marshmallows work great, but so do gummy candies. Slide each candy onto your stick from the pointed […]


11 Feb

Table Talk

How is your table talk?! When you sit at the table is everyone tempted to be on their phone? To watch TV? Do you only get yes or no in answer to your questions? How can you make table time more special? We asked ourselves this question a few years back… and came up with […]


31 Jan

Valentine Card Holders

Love Month Challenge 2021! Before we get to the fun part and see how to make these too cute love note holders, let’s talk Love Month Challenge. According to the work of John Gottman and Robert Levenson, who closely studied the effects of negativity with couples, the suggested ratio is 5:1, meaning that for every negative encounter, there should be a […]