Magazine article Working Mother

Enchanted Escape

Magazine article Working Mother

Enchanted Escape

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Now that the snow and rain have given way to warm, sunny days, it's time to take the antics outdoors. Create an irresistible play place by draping old sheets or sheers (from $4 at target.com) from a tree branch. Use some sticks as stakes and toss in a few pillows for a fort that uses nature as a backdrop. The space can shade afternoon tea parties orgiveyou and the kids a place to snuggle for evening storytelling. Spark little imaginations with dress-up clothes- a couple of princess gowns turn the fort into a castle. Invite a few friends to your child's hip new hangout and serve up snacks without worrying about crumbs. Playtime Perk Enhances creative play and encourages an appreciation of nature. - Irene Kwon

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