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Listening & The Talking Stick

Listening & The Talking Stick

THE IMPORTANCE OF LISTENING You guys, I don’t know about your household, but as much as I dream about it being quiet and orderly and my children being perfect and the laundry and dishes being miraculously put away, my house is none of those things. I'm working at the...

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Leaf Rubbings Cards

Leaf Rubbings Cards

Gratitude Cards for Thanksgiving! Your kiddos are an inspiration to me, but I’m a parent myself, so I know that the daily routine of nurturing, entertaining, and taxying them is * not. always. easy. * So let’s get to some fun, non-messy seasonal craft ideas for those...

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How to talk to kids about their art

How to talk to kids about their art

This is a pretty common scenario played out as so…Your child comes to you with a picture he/she has just drawn or brought home from school. You look at it and say something like, “Wow, that’s beautiful sweetheart.” Then you put it on the fridge. And that is pretty...

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Keeping Kids’ Art

Keeping Kids’ Art

 Get rid of the clutter and start to enjoy your child's work! How to go from a stack of original kid creations to a display that both honors their artwork, looks good in your home, and is easy to switch out as your children make newer and greater artworks and as their...

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Shiny Happy People

Shiny Happy People

Shiny Happy People Why I love what I do! As the creative director and art educator at La Dee Da the favorite part of my job is seeing so many curious faces come by the studio week after week. These are whom I call my "shiny happy people"! For someone who works in arts...

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Springtime!

Springtime!

Inspiring joy and creativity in the lives of children ~ La Dee Da! It’s been a few weeks of weather extremes here in the Atl. With light dusting of the puffy white stuff to a tease of gorgeous 70-degree weather, the sun finally peaked out and it was a glorious...

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