This past week, Story has discovered The Sims, specifically The Sims Pets. As you may know, my daughter loves video games and has even tried her hand at making her own (it’s a work in progress), but when she asked for the Sims, I wondered why. She doesn’t care for video games, TV shows, or movies with people. She’s all about the animals. But when she told me she could create and train pets, I got it. And I approved it. What I didn’t expect was how addicted she became to the people and their lives . . . and how much she would learn from them. (more…)
Like many people’s new year, mine is starting with a resolution, but, first, a confession. In 2017, I committed a mom sin. I am embarrassed to say that the back half of 2017 we let go of a very important part of our daily routine. Family dinner. (more…)
Happy New Year from Nurture Her Nature! We’re excited to have this clean slate, and I am fully prepared to make good use of it. Inspired by Ali, the grownup in our NHN family, I have set four resolutions to be a better mom and role model for Story.