A week ago I had the tremendous pleasure of being a keynote speaker at Arkansas State University’s ECE conference. I met some absolutely wonderful people there and had a fantastic experience getting to know many people and seeing childhood from their eyes.
It’s been said that the days are long, but the years are short.
I try to focus on the fact that the years are short. My fourth little guy is wearing out the footies in the pajamas I thought my oldest would never be big enough to fit into. These years are passing so quickly, and I want to drink up every moment with my family.
I’m pleased to share another piece from Beryl Ayn Young, a talented teacher and photographer. As I know many of my readers are using photography either personally or professionally as a tool for documentation, I’m always happy to share Beryl’s work. The focus for this latest course particularly caught my attention: Photography as a form of self-care.
This may be my “Cool, Mom!” highlight of the summer!
And it only cost about $5 in parts!
After reading about the Draw Bot in Rachelle Doorley’s inspiring book, TinkerLab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors(*affiliate link), I knew that needed to by my boys’ first stop on this TinkerLab ride!