Blog Post, Interview

Interview With a Mother: Megan Stonelake

I had the honor of interviewing Megan Stonelake from Empathic Parenting. Her beautiful site is full of helpful tips and services for when parenting becomes overwhelming. She has a four-year-old son and loves baked goods. Welcome, Megan! 1. We wouldn’t be chatting today if it were not for our children. Will you tell us about your four-year-old? Absolutely, he’s one…

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Blog Post, Creative kids

Lego Man

A construction Lego man was building a whole day. He was building a robot. He got squished by a roller then he was flat like a pancake. He was builded different and funny! So funny to 100. One hundred into outer space. And then he turned into an octopus. He was green! Then he got builded again to his normal…

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Blog Post

When You Wish Upon a Star

“Tell me what it is!” “You have to take a bite to get another hint.” My four-year-old shoves a piece of chicken into his mouth.” “What is it?” he mumbles. “Swallow first so you don’t choke.” I can almost see his food falling down his throat like a cartoon character and nearly hear the gulp. “It’s big and red.” My…

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Blog Post, Creative kids

Red Race Car

Once upon a time there was a red and white race car. She was racing in a circle. She had to win a trophy with ice cream in it and a spoon. And then she had to race by the green race car. He was bad. And then she broke him into pieces! And then she won. And she ate…

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Blog Post, Prompt

Magic Soap

    A white lace bra, matching panties, and black ankle socks come off one by one. I neatly fold and place them on the plain counter next to my many bottles of moisturizer, anti-wrinkle creams, face washes and other magic youth making soaps. Naked, I stand in front of the full-length bathroom mirror. “Disgusting,” I whisper to my reflection.…

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