Teaching Kids Gratitude


This month at Playdough to Plato, I talk about one of my favorite life lessons for kids…practicing gratitude. Learning the habit of counting my blessings has certainly kept my spirits up and kept problems in perspective. Especially on days I feel like this.  Or days when I want to cry over spilt milk.  Pausing and […]

Parenting Perseverance


For this month’s parenting post on Playdough to Plato, I wanted to share something I’ve spent much time lately thinking about. I have three really cool kids, who are all sensitive in different ways. While we honor sensitivity and tender hearts around here, I’m also seeing the need for a bit more grit…not too much, […]