Inspired by a Child

Learning about life through the eyes of a child

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 [...]

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 [...]

If You’re Happy and You Know It is such a playful song. You can make up any number of verses to keep the song going, too. Kids love to pick things to be happy about. Much to my daughter’s doing, I found myself singing – If you’re happy and you know it – sound like [...]

Bein’ Green was written in 1970 by Joe Raposo for the first season of Sesame Street.  It’s a song where Kermit expresses that he doesn’t like being green because many common, boring things are green.  By the end though, he realizes he’s happy to be green.  Great things are green.  “It’s beautiful, and I think [...]