Seasons

October: Fun Activities & Crafty Inspiration

The month is October, the air is getting cold. The leaves are all changing to red and to gold. The month is October and pumpkins I’ve seen, they’re out trick-or-treating for now it’s Halloween.   Fun Activities for October: make a colorful leaf mandala create a leaf and acorn garland make mini pumpkin votive holders gather leaves…

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July Muse~Letter

Summer is here and we are ready for some fun and adventures. Our family’s word of the month is Play. Play is our parenting inspiration, how can we be more playful through everyday parenting? When play is at the root of our family decisions, we make time for more games, imagination and silliness in daily…

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May

  In this month’s newsletter : Connect with your mother…Mother Earth~ideas for nature nurturing Connect with a community of mothers~our Heart of the Home Online Community is opening enrollment and we are having a big sale! Connect with your child ~create a pocket puppet story and download our free PDF with sweet ways to cultivate…

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March Home Care with Children

Spring is coming! Spring fever, spring babies and spring cleaning. This is my favorite time of year to create space for new growth and freshness by clearing clutter and getting the house in order. A Traditional Folk Rhyme invites us to simplify the work that is done in our home to one task each day.…

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February

Parents, you are extraordinary, don’t doubt that for one minute! This month’s newsletter is focused on Love and Self-Care. In this Newsletter you will find: Fun games, crafts and activities to share with your child A poem and thoughts on love and self-care A free printable collection of meal time blessings Nourishing Recipes Good News and…

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December

Hello friends and welcome December! December is a treasured month for our family, as we slow down and turn inward and simplify. This month’s newsletter is focused on Simplicity. Simple activities, simply celebrating and simplifying gifts. It’s also about kindling the light within, and sharing it with your family, friends and community. As always, I welcome your comments and…

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November

November is here and as the seasons change outside the window, so do our own inner feelings and energies. You might have the urge to spend more time cozying up with warm tea, some knitting or a book. Fires may be lit for the first time in woodstoves,  and the time change invites us to go to…

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September

The light is golden and the shadows are a bit longer, welcome September! This time of year I feel particularly connected to nature and my own back yard. Mason jars are being filled, pickles fermenting and warmer layers coming out of storage bins. Each year I try to bring an experience of autumn to my…

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June

Hello Mothering Artists! This month’s newsletter celebrates fathers. Since our newsletter reaches a large and diverse audience, I want to acknowledge that not all families have a father in the constellation. Mothering Arts recognizes all of the single mamas, step-mamas, foster mamas and mamas who identify with the father role too…I want to appreciate the unique…

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Turkey Pear Breakfast Patties

      Turkey Pear Breakfast Patties This recipe is shared by Valerie Lynn, author of the Mommy Plan, is easy to make ahead of time and is a great finger food when your newborn is occupying the other. Eating high protein foods such as turkey allows your body to stay fueled longer and keeps insulin…

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