Inspired by a Child

Learning about life through the eyes of a child

Archive for December, 2010

I recently took the day off and planned a great day with my daughter. We had planned to go to the aquarium, have some lunch and then go to an indoor playground (make sure you read this whole article if you plan on going). I did some online searching and found a place that was [...]

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss is a great story that teaches values about pollution, the environment and its abuses.  The faceless narrator of the story puffed on a ginormous cigar for most of the story.  Something that certainly shows how times are different today than in 1971. Recently I was returning on a flight from [...]

My daughter’s been doing quite well with Hanukkah this year. I’ve been pretty good about getting her things that aren’t just junk and trying to figure out something where she’s able to learn something. Quite often the things she likes to do or play with are really simple and it’s more about our imagination. The [...]

I picked up some books for my daughter (Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate) and one of them was Go, Dog, Go by P.D. Eastman.   Soon as she opened them, she wanted to sit in my lap and have me read to her.  A request that I’ll always make time for. When I opened [...]