How Tos

Last week my 2 year old came home from nursery school with one small can of neon pink Playdoh. My three children went bananas for the next day and a half--they divided the Playdoh three ways and went to town, making tiny ice cream cones, little bowls, plates, cakes--all with about a tablespoon size of Playdoh each. I was so impressed with their creativity that I decided to let them have what was once banished. But I know what happens to Playdoh--it gets mushed together into one unnatural color, then left out to dry and then becomes unusable. So, I thought I would make some that had the added bonus of being non-toxic. Now I'm the new local hero. Read more →


Slavery didn't end in 1833, when William Wilberforce's decades-long campaign finally resulted in the Slavery Abolition Act. It didn't end in 1863, when Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. It didn't end in 1949, when the United Nations declared trafficking "incompatible with the dignity and worth of the human person."... Read more →