Creativity

Apr
27

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

I have always loved creating. As a kid I was always coloring, painting, and crafting. As I got older, I continued to find joy in making. I spent many hours in high school making jewelry with friends. I still enjoy being creative; however, full-time work and full-time life as a parent have limited the time […]

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Dec
04

Top Writing Tips to Beat Writer’s Block

Everyone is busy, especially at this time of year. Even so, try not to let your writing fall to the wayside. I say this because I’ve noticed that if I take a hiatus from writing, it’s harder to get back into the groove.

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Aug
14
Jun
01

DIY Leather Bracelet

Looking for a fun and easy craft? Try this simple leather bracelet! Simply Knot an Average Leather Bracelet Instructions Tools: Flat Nose Jewelry Pliers Sharp Scissors to cut cord Materials: Round Leather Cord, any thickness (I used 1.5 mm) 2 Fold Over Cord Ends 2 Jump Rings Lobster Claw Clasp   The first task is […]

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Sep
28

Flash Forward: Writing Short Fiction

Fall is in the air, the leaves are picturesque, and it is officially time to get back to work on writing. Summer vacations are over and it is the season of the Clermont County Public Library short story contest. Read about it here. Who has time to write a story? Anyone, especially if they write […]

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Aug
15

It’s Time for Kindergarten!

Soon the sweltering sunniness of summer will give way to cool, crisp days, a colorful cacophony of leaves, and the smell of bonfires in the evening air. For some, the end of summer will herald the beginning of a new phase of childhood — schoolchild. Ready or not, here comes Kindergarten! How do you, as a parent, deal with […]

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