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Last Embroidered Piece

I think this one is pretty stinkin' cute, because it's so small. I got the ideas from this book, and I hope they go over well and raise some money for the Missions' Conference they were made for! I also now have an inexpensive way to decorate a future room--either a craft room or another child's room.

In other news, I had been taking a break because I couldn't put down this book. I gleaned a number of helpful websites and projects, and most of all, inspiration to be fully intentional with allowing my child's imagination to be the source of creative play. To help sum up what that means, I found a great quote from Mrs. Soule's introduction, "A large part of nurturing a spirit of creativity comes from being mindful, slowing down, observing, and looking around you at the beauty and inspiration all around".

It was a wonderful reminder, actually, why I chose to be a stay-at-home-mom; to allow my child to be the director of interests, projects, playtime, and for me to guide him in his imagination and learning process. Although I borrowed it at the library, this book will definitely be finding its way into my collection.
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RT said…
Thanks for the recommendation! I'll have to get a copy from the library.

I requested "Meet the Letters." It makes a very boring video for parents, but Liv liked it!

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