Play, learn, and explore in January

Written by Kara Fleck, Simple Kids editor and Rockin’ Granola mama.

It is January and that means fresh starts.  At our house turning the calendar always comes with a sigh of relief for me. We’ve made it another year, though thick and thin, for better or for worse, here we are together.  And now?  We get to hold hands and step forward into another year, together.

I love new beginnings and clean slates.  January at our house is quiet evenings, warming up by the fire, snow days,  steaming bowls of oatmeal and baking molasses cookies.  It is wool socks and snowsuits and cocoa by the mug.  It means making plans, new calendars, and ordering seed catalogs to feed the dreams of Spring gardens.  365 days of possibilities!  Isn’t that fantastic?

We’ve got a fun January planned for you at SimpleKids.net. Coming this month we’ll be talking about goal setting and new beginnings.

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