I See in the Cloud an Elephant

I see in the cloud an ELEPHANT, what do you see? Do you see an elephant too? Share what you see below! Have a photo of a cloud? 1- Post a photo of your cloud. 2- TAG @hopscotch_mom 3- Hashtag #iseeinthecloud Art has a way of connecting everyone. Everyone has a means to connect through…

Edie Art- In Dreams (You are Loved)

Illustration by Edie Art

Empathy as a Parent Tool

Why is empathy an essential parenting tool? Medina explained in his Brain Rules for Babies book that empathy works so well because it doesn’t require a solution, but rather, just an understanding. Medina uses an example in the story of a 4 year old boy who saw his neighbor crying in his yard. The neighbor…

Sit

I was one of those people that just couldn’t sit. I always had to be doing something productive. I realize now that though I thought I was moving myself along (and I often do) , it was in actualization holding me back. It was holding me back from being in the moment. It was overwhelming…

How to Relax?

How to relax? How to relax? How to relax? THAT is the question. On a daily basis (well, almost on a daily basis) we have dishes piled high; both dirty and clean clothes in the machine either waiting to be washed, folded or put away; toys,¬†books, crayons and mismatched socks scattered across every room across…