Why kids don't need to be educationated

Whoa, sounds dramatic, right? But it's true. I dislike (sometimes bordering on despise) it when people treat children as space aliens. When they refuse to let children into their normal lives. When they segregate them by age groups....more

Why Imagination Matters

Do you consider yourself a creative person?  Are you able to imagine things that you cannot see?  Imagination is a valuable skill that had the power to improve our lives....more

When your imagination wears you out

 I heard the back door click the way it does when I'm trying to leave it ajar so when I carry the next load of groceries in, I can push it open without turning the knob. When I see a light on in the office, too, I bolt upright.It's 3:30 a.m.Someone is in the house....more


If You Could Have Any Superpower, What Would It Be?

While I was driving to my friend's house for some much-needed girl time therapy yesterday, I saw a small plane overhead going in for a landing at the local airport. I couldn't help but feel longing for its ability to take off, sail through the air, and explore the clouds. I've always loved watching birds for the same reason. They have true freedom and don't need to follow any rules. They can take off and have their wings guide them wherever they want to go. I've always yearned for the ability to fly....more

Encouraging Your Toddler's Imagination

Encouraging Your Toddler’s Imagination Albert Einstein once said “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you ...more

The Inner Self

Who are you? Who am I? Do the selfies I have taken over the past 5 years tell you anything about me? What's more important is that the more we conform to our virtual identities, the more we tend to forget the real us.Every magazine I read recently is focusing on the subject of navigating your way through a hectic life of emotional and mental imbalances. I think we need to start exploring the layers of ourselves that haven't been unravelled yet, and start discovering the mysteries that experiences, moments, memories and even our subconscious can teach us....more

My own Rembrandts-in-training

It’s not every day that my six-year-old comes home with her own rendition of American Gothic.“Mom, do you think they were married to each other?” Lily asked me, clearly about to burst with excitement at the chance to demonstrate her background knowledge of this famous piece of art. “Yes, maybe they were – it looks like they’re a married couple, doesn’t it?” I replied....more
I love this! And their artwork.more

NaBloPoMo Day 11: Imagination vs. Knowledge

Albert Einstein said: "Imagination is more important than knowledge." Do you agree or disagree?I neither agree nor disagree, as I said in previous posts, the truth is somewhere in the middle....more

Imagination or Knowledge?

In reply to the NaBloPoMo Prompt for:Monday, December 16, 2013Albert Einstein said: "Imagination is more important than knowledge." Do you agree or disagree?...more