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Little Stories

Today’s post gives me chills. It’s so EXACTLY what I hoped to do here at Little Stories. It’s a dream come true really. As I look back I’ve written SO many words here in this space. I’ve said don’t push, see your child, take your time, be present, stay relevant, forget the SCLANS, be real, ... Read more...

Language Modeling

Language Model

I told you I was back from having my sweet baby but it seems that’s turned into a little lie, hasn’t it? I was missing Little Stories and interacting with all of you, feeling well and overflowing with thoughts and ideas, when all of the sudden my thyroid went whacky and it forced me to ... Read more...

The Essence of Childhood, Found

How the essence of childhood can bring us all more joy.

I have to admit that my daughter has great language skills. I’m so reluctant to say that because I know how hard some children struggle to grasp and use language. I know that many of you are here because your child finds communicating a challenge and I don’t ever want to seem like I’m bragging ... Read more...

Creative, Not Crafty: 5 Easy Ways to Foster Creative Storytelling & Play

Fostering Creativity

Jennifer of the simply fabulous Classic Play asked me about how I encourage creativity as a mom. I was thankful for a chance to be involved in her great website because I BELIEVE in classic play, and excited to work with Jennifer because she’s incredibly talented and super sweet. Here’s me getting a little personal ... Read more...

Toy Makeover Giveaway

Ready? In the comment section of this post, describe the worst SCLAN in your house (past or present). Thursday night I’ll pick the worst of the worst and help you out with a Toy Makeover. Yeah, yeah! Read more...