And since I also try to encourage them to do what they love, it means that from time to time I just have to suck it up and channel my own creativity.
That's not to say I don't enjoy creating things; I just am not one for the typical kiddo painting and felt projects.
So, whenever possible, for my own sanity, I try to get the boys involved in a project that won't make me want to gouge out my eyes.
|an 8-year-old's perfect imperfection|
|Mr. Special Needs Koala-front|
|One-armed koala back|
The sewing was terrible, but the project was priceless. The process of taking a piece of fabric and making it into something, the act of doing, was what made it irresistible.