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Creativity Birthed in Boredom

By melanie jean juneau, published on Jul 12, 2013

I learned that children need down time. They need time just to be and relax, even time to be bored because that is when creativity and ingenuity are born. At first, I frantically scrambled to run and help my kids with a newborn in my arms and perhaps a toddler wrapped around one of my legs. I was forced to let go, supply them with raw materials, blocks and art supplies and let them entertain themselves. Living on a farm gave the plenty of room to let their imaginations fly with costumes, forts and pretend games.Of course we included the kids in everything we did from baking, fixing the car,... (more)

Tags: child, writing, creativity, art, imagination, design, chef, parent, boredom, large family, make-up, woodworking, arts & design, crafts

Parenting Advice

By Ely North, published on May 8, 2013

...I’m only trying to raise her properly, set appropriate boundaries and teach her how to be responsible. I don’t deserve this kind of abuse! How can I unbitchify my daughter?

Sincerely,

Miserable Mom

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Dear Miserable Mom,

Oh, the joys of parenting! Devoting all your time and resources to raising up a young lady who then treats you like an old retarded dog who’s always in her way. I’m scheduling a vasectomy for tomorrow.

I think what your daughter needs is a lesson on perspective. Show her just how lucky she is to have ... (more)

Tags: humor, parenting, daughter, funny, advice, mother, parent

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