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A home for Sparkle audio stories, crafts, recipes, and kind words!

 

friday's kind words

We have so much love for Sparkle Stories, and I've written you so many thank you notes in my head, that I wanted to send a real one!

Our 4-year-old son Caspar is a devoted fan of the Junkyard. I love listening to him giggle (this morning, he was...

sparkle craft: recycled materials diy round-up

This week at Sparkle we are focusing on grit. Sometimes it can be tough to use your grit, especially when you are working toward mastery and needing to be patient. Crafting can be a great way to increase your grit, just like Martin learned when he...

sparkle kitchen: healthy winter drinks round up

In this week's So Many Fairies story, "Benno and the Nymph," a poor farm family sails across the sea to seek a new life of possibility. When they finally arrive, they...

Storybox Playlist: Grit and Stories to Inspire It

What is grit? It's a combination of resilience, determination, and passion that helps us stay with our goals despite discomfort. And studies have shown it's a great determiner for success. Here are four stories that can inspire grit in your family....

Sparkle Weekly Wonderings

This past year, 2017, has highlighted an American practice that is central to who we are as a country: activism. This nation was born out of activism. Every major transformation of our country has had activism at its root.

This week we...