5 Perfect Valentines

5 Valentine Crafts

As girls living out our elementary school years, collecting Valentines in a decorated shoe box was the living end. I mean come on, we’re party planners. You can imagine what we were like as girls: detail oriented, obsessed with crafting supplies (and all things sparkly) and ALWAYS working on a new project. Valentine’s Day, in […]

Princesses, Creativity and Childhood

Princess in Thought

The May issue of Carolina Parent addressed  “The Princess Party Debate” and whether these parties (and princess play) are at odds with the independent and creative values today’s mothers are teaching their children. An edited version of our response was published this month in their feedback section (page 9). Here is the unedited version: Dear […]