A couple of weeks ago MOTS tallied up her tooth fairy money and decided that she’d like to buy something. Specifically, a set of watercolor paints. We were going to the craft stpre anyway, so I said, “It’s your money, you can spend it how you want.”
At the craft store we found a small watercolor set in her budget (under $6) and she paid for it at the register all by herself.
She’s been painting daily ever since. Here’s some of my favorite works: