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Rainy Days

In my last blog, I suggested you go outside with your children, sit quietly, and listen to all the sounds around you. But what happens when the sounds you hear outside are raindrops hitting the windows? Not ideal when your kids are home for summer break. While in times like […]

Listen Quietly

Little Owl and Cat flew to the meadow. It smelled of blooming wildflowers and buzzed with the sound of honeybees gathering pollen. [excerpt from “Hello Little Owl, Chipped Munk”] Early one morning in July I went outside to the deck. It was beautiful and I was enjoying my alone time. […]

Reading on Summer Break

Summer break from school is upon us. Soon, the days of waking up early to annoying alarms and getting ready for school will be replaced with sleeping in and days by the pool. Children will be spending time outdoors, playing in the sunshine and having fun.  But there is another […]

Finding Your Way When You’re “Lost”

“But,” offered Mommy Owl, “You must never forget your family and the friends who helped you become such a wise Little Owl.” “Why?” wondered Little Owl, looking up at her curiously. “Because we all love you and are here to help if you ever lose your way!” [Excerpt from “Hello […]

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The Meaning of Family

“You have a loving family and many friends who will help teach you the ways of the world. Every day you will learn something new!” “You will become wise, Little Owl,” promised Daddy Owl. “But, Little Owl,” said Mommy Owl, “You must never forget your family and the friends who […]

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What’s the Deeper Meaning of Love

“But,” offered Mommy Owl, “you must never forget your family and the friends who helped you become such a wise Little Owl.” “Why?” wondered Little Owl, looking up at her curiously. “Because we all love you and are here to help if you ever lose your way!” [Excerpt from Hello […]

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Forgiveness…

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about Munk.  “Munk” is Little Owl’s chipmunk friend. He is busy, hard working, and resourceful. In the past few blogs we have talked about how he teaches your children that it’s okay to ask for help AND that not everyone in the […]

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WHOOOO You Can Trust

In my past few blogs, I’ve been introducing you to the character Munk and all that he teaches your little ones.  “Munk” is Little Owl’s chipmunk friend. He is busy, hard working, and resourceful. He doesn’t have a lot of time to play, as he is always hunting for food […]

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Meet Munk- Asking for Help and Who to Trust

“Munk” is Little Owl’s chipmunk friend. He is busy, hard working, and resourceful. He doesn’t have a lot of time to play, as he is always hunting for food to store for the winter. Munk learns that everyone in the forest is not to be trusted. So he depends on […]