Do you have a hard time letting go and allowing your children the freedom to play even when it means a huge mess will follow? My post for September is up at the Goldfish Smiles site. It is about allowing children to have the freedom to play creatively, even when it means they’re going to let off a hydrogen bomb in the kitchen. Ha ha, just kidding. But Play-Doh ground into carpet sometimes feels like a hydrogen bomb, no? Here’s an excerpt:
Art projects abound, as do the inevitable messes, but I try to view the messes as an opportunity to teach responsibility. You accidentally glued a piece of blue construction paper to the stool? Here’s a sponge, buddy.
How do you deal with major kid-caused destruction and despair? I mean, kid-caused creative energy? Read more & answer here →