The Value of Handwork and Handicrafts

"Busy hands, happy heart."      I enjoy creating items with my hands.  I was influenced by my dad who enjoyed to making handicrafts in his free time.  I grew up watching him make beautiful things with his hands.  When he was very young he was ill and my grandparents wouldn't let him go out to… Continue reading The Value of Handwork and Handicrafts

Connecting with my Kids

     I've written a few posts about taking time to slow down and spending quality time together with my kids.  In this post I would like to share how we as a family spend time together and how we spend quality one-to-one time with each of our three kids.      One of reasons,… Continue reading Connecting with my Kids

Taking Time to be Mindful

The winter and spring season is filled with the kids' sports activities.  We enjoy being active and the kids love to participate in sports they love.  We spend late weekday afternoons at practice and Saturday mornings the kids have meets or games.  Sometimes it feels like we are always headed out the door and rushing.… Continue reading Taking Time to be Mindful