Apples and Pumpkins Hoppin’ Harvest Game

Need an active game for your fall, apple, or pumpkin themes? Try this “Apples and Pumpkin Hoppin’ Harvest Game!” Activity Objective Aimed for preschoolers through elementary ages, this active game provides an opportunity to incorporate fitness with content practice in a fall theme. Your children use fitness skills to complete the activity and practice sight […]

Finding Sustenance

I used to think the easiest thing in the world was to eat. To find what I needed and just whip it into something pleasing for my children and myself for a meal. I took too much liberty with that. Then I had a stroke that took my ability to eat away from me. I can no longer […]

Homeschooling When It’s Hard

I have four children. They range from ages 9-15. I have it pretty easy most of the time. They are self-sufficient. They mostly do as they are told and we are having a period of everyone’s “got it” in their subjects. In the past this was very rarely the case. I have two with learning […]

The Polar Bear Plunge!

How I can remember the first morning standing at the front door watching the yellow bus drive by. I can remember the coffee freezing for a moment in my throat. Was I doing the right thing? This was going to be big, viagra buy life altering day. My daughter was in her pajamas and finishing […]

Our 5 Favorite Fine Motor Activities

We all know the importance of working on fine motor skills, physician particularly with our children that struggle just a bit.  It’s always more fun to work on something when it feels like play and not like work!  Here are 5 very simple {and inexpensive!} fine motor activities that your child will enjoy and will […]

Bringing out the Best in Your Introvert

One of the strongest personality traits that shape our kids is where they fall on the introvert/extrovert spectrum. Susan Cain has written a book entitled, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. This book has been on the best seller list for weeks and has started a mini-revolution. Introverts are […]

Don’t Give Up! It’s worth it

It’s that time of year. Some days it feels like winter; other days we’re sure it’s spring. The days are getting longer. We see green start to unfurl among the brown of last summer’s burned out grass. Tiny buds appear on tree limbs. Flowers bloom. We never really got back into a routine after our […]

Small Diet Changes Can Make a Huge Difference

One of the biggest lessons we’ve learned in the last year since our son’s autism diagnosis is that small diet changes can make a huge difference, for all our kids. Is your son hyper at a certain time each day? Does your daughter have a hard time sleeping at night? Do your kids have bumps […]