With Christmas around the corner, there are sure to be ample boxes around to take advantage of. Yes, the toys are the driving force behind all the excitement, but boxes represent such possibility for me. Once we start on a DIY cardboard dollhouse or castle, the project really ends up being a gift that keeps […] Continue reading
Hotter days have meant I’ve been less motivated to take on fun projects with my toddlers. Sure the kids and I go to a playground, spray park, or wading pool most afternoons, but I’ve found that lately I’ve just been going through the gears until night hits and the temperature cools a bit. Much to my pleasure, the […] Continue reading
Hi, I’m Alana. When I’m not nursing cold, stale coffee, I usually can be found with the baby on my hip, barefoot, and racing after my two older kids.
Thanks to a degree in psychology and a free-range childhood backing onto an expansive evergreen forest, positive parenting and play-based learning are my passions.