I have a vague memory that my Mom didn't allow/believe in coloring books, even though as a kid I DESPERATELY wanted a cool Barbie coloring book. She was probably right about the creativity part, but oh how I envied my friends' coloring books. But the Crafter's Devotional that I am all about right now encourages coloring. I am loving it! Of course drawing your own picture seems so much more creative - but what pressure! Greg saw me coloring the other night and said, "oh, you're in your happy place." Yes.
(find this and other garden coloring pages here)
(Find cool doodles here - I colored them and cut them out to fancy up my journal)