Category Archives: Play

January 17, 2009 posted by Lindsay

>Zoo School!

> Zoo school this month couldn’t have come at a better time. After several weeks of bone chilling cold, the temperature rose to 60 degrees just long enough for us…

January 10, 2009 posted by Lindsay

>The Ferrier Fitness Challenge

> Here at the Ferrier house, we have ourselves a challenge. It is a fitness challenge, designed to bribe, I mean, help everyone to get in shape. Whoever racks up…

January 7, 2009 posted by Lindsay

>Happy Three Kings Day!

> Today is Three Kings Day or El Dia De Los Reyes, as it’s known in Latin America. It is the 12th day of Christmas, when, legend has it, the…

December 26, 2008 posted by Lindsay

>The Season That Was

> We made Christmas wishes into a winter fountain. We visited Santa Claus at the mall and went to see a Santa play at Chaffin’s Barn. We made homemade holiday…

December 3, 2008 posted by Lindsay

>Giving Thanks

> The day after Thanksgiving, we took my parents and grandmother to Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, where we have a family membership and go quite often, as those of you who…

November 24, 2008 posted by Lindsay

>Tiny Dancer

> Who knew this season would contain so many milestones in my daughter’s short life? Just in the last few months, Punky has started to read, she’s taken her first…

November 15, 2008 posted by Lindsay

>We’re Leafing!

>Today, I’m holed up with a cranky, feverish post-immunization-shot toddler. But yesterday, we got our fall on… AGAIN. I’m obsessed with making the most of this season and planning outdoor…

November 9, 2008 posted by Lindsay

>Hansel and Gretel, Retold

> Once upon a time, a boy named Hansel and a girl named Gretel went to play in a nearby forest. It was a beautiful fall day, and they were…

October 29, 2008 posted by Lindsay

>The Lion and the Little Girl

> Once upon a time, there lived a wild and carefree lion. He loved to laze and loll about, basking in the warm sun on the African plains. But when…

October 25, 2008 posted by Lindsay

>Fall at the Farm

> (In answer to the question, ‘What does a cow say?’) Gentry Farm, 2008 This post originally appeared on