Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day to everyone. It’s beautiful here in the Pacific North West this morning. Are you looking for some ways to celebrate Earth Day this week? Here are a few ideas. Also check out my book, Earth Day All Year Long for even more ways you and your family can celebrate the Earth every…

Encouraging Your Child to Write at Home

Here are a few fun activities to help encourage your child’s writing at home. Write letters and cards to family members and friends. What fun when they receive a letter back. Encourage your child to write stories about their favorite things. Have your child keep a journal. My older son has a note book that…

How to Celebrate Poetry Month

Here are some great ways to Cultivate Receptivity for Poetry. Photocopy your favorite poem (your own or someone else’s) and mail it to all your favorite people. Do a guerilla poetry blitz. Create a “zine” of your poems and make a hundred copies. Be sure to include your e-mail address so people can share their…