We’ve all been there… you had a great day out planned with the kids but suddenly the heavens open and you’re left stuck at home with nothing to do.
While it might be tempting to just put on a string of DVDs to get you all through the day, there are plenty of fun creative projects you can encourage your kids to do using things you have lying around the house.
Making something creative will keep your children actively engaged and give them a sense of achievement at the end of the day, so here are some ideas to get you started. Continue reading →
When you think about creativity with words, I expect it’s things like poems, songs, and even jokes that spring to mind. But have you ever noticed that in the English language, we get pretty creative with the words themselves?
I’m talking about portmanteau words – words we create by squishing two (or occasionally more) existing words together.
Take, for example, brunch. It’s no secret that this combines the words breakfast and lunch to create a term that refers to a meal eaten between these two times. Brunch first appeared in print over 100 years ago in an 1896 edition of Punch magazine, so this is a by no means a modern phenomenon.
All other animals are Reactive as is in their nature. Sometimes they SEEM to be pro-active but actually they are being RE-ACTIVE to their genetic code, their instinct, their make-up. They are NOT consciously making choices like humans make conscious choices. Yes they are awake but it is instinct that really drives their decisions (choices) .. It is instinct that is driving them whereas Humans can make a clear CHOICE based on what HIS own INDEPENDENT desire are. It is his own WILL that drives him (free of instinct or genetic build up)