The greatest gift we can give our children and ourselves is time and space to imagine, for everything that was created by human beings was first imagined and then created.
It is appalling that the public school system is doing away with art, music, and creative poetry in favour of curriculums designed to accommodate standardized testing.
Where will the creators and problem solvers of the next generation come from?
As parent and grandparents we need to create space for imagination for both our children and ourselves.
When was the last time you sat in a lawn chair or laid on the grass and looked up at the sky being mindful of the clouds and imagined?
Be mindful of creating space in each day to allow your imagine to create.
Play imagination games with your (grand)children.