Randomness

Digital Art: Dobby from Harry Potter

I’m trying to teach myself how to draw in Adobe Illustrator… Dobby isn’t done yet (he needs a stack of hats still, obviously) but he’s starting to look somewhat like Dobby. (=
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The boys started young with their inventions/contraptions... Flashback to a slide pulley thingy in progress. (=

Play is the highest form of research

The boys started young with their inventions/contraptions… Flashback to a slide-pulley-thingy in progress. (=
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This is one of my favorite sayings of all time... And, it's so true!

The Little Things ARE the Big Things (=

This is one of my favorite sayings of all time… And, it’s so true! Not only the Little Things, but the Little People. Even though some days seem to drag on forever when the kiddos are little, time really does go by way too quickly. They grow so fast that they’ll
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A couple of years ago I accidentally stumbled upon the perfect cure for my kids’ fighting. I can’t guarantee that it will work for your kids too, but it works SO well for mine that I figure it’s worth a shot with any kids. (=

My Trick to Stop the Kids’ Fighting

A couple of years ago I accidentally stumbled upon the perfect cure for my kids’ fighting. I can’t guarantee that it will work for your kids too, but it works SO well for mine that I figure it’s worth a shot with any kids. (= Whenever the kids are fighting I simply pull out
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www.ShenaLeonard.com Messy Table, Creative House As an anonymous Kindergarten Teacher so aptly put it, “A Messy Table is a sign of a Happy and Creative household.” We couldn’t agree more! Check out all of the fun project ideas, recipes, reviews, and other things that keep our table looking well-loved every day. (=

Rainy Day Fun – To Infinity and Beyond!

Rainy Day Fun!! I recently ran across these photos from awhile back of the boys playing “To Infinity and Beyond!!” One rainy day they came up with this idea – and they dragged almost every blanket and pillow in the house down to the living room. They spent HOURS playing this game
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www.ShenaLeonard.com Messy Table, Creative House: I am building an Autographed Collection of my kids’ favorite books – they already think it’s pretty cool, but when they’re older I’m pretty sure they’ll REALLY get how awesome it is, not to mention how awesome their mom is for doing this for them. (= The best part is, it’s not nearly as hard as you might think it would be! (=

Keepsakes your kids will like now – and LOVE when they are older and can really appreciate how special they are!

What was your favorite book when you were a kid? Maybe, if you are like me, you have lots of favorites – and just thinking of them makes you smile doesn’t it?!? One fabulous thing that I do for my kids (I know, I’m modest aren’t I? he-he) is keeping a
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