I don’t know about you, but I was SICK of picking up toys all day long. To try and contain this, I created a playroom which I thought would take care of the problem. We had bins labeled, and a place for everything, and all that jazz; but the kids still could not grasp the […]
Monthly Archives: August 2012
Celebrating the whole circle of life this weekend. Yesterday, a funeral. Today, a baby shower. Tomorrow, a re-birth. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle” − Albert Einstein I choose the latter.
A couple of weeks ago we were invited to stay at a friend’s condo at a nearby beach. When you have a child with JDM, beach getaways are anything but relaxing. I knew this would be the case, but I didn’t (and still dont) know which is worse: staying home all the time to be […]
My husband Gabriel works hard. And when I say hard, I mean, he is up before the sun, usually out the door before I rise, and home well into the dinner hours in just enough time to help me put the kids to bed. This is a fantastic trait that I dearly admire and love […]
I was going through my crafting closet the other day and found a package of Classroom Behavior pockets that I bought at US Toy a few years ago. I decided to modify them and create a sort-of calendar in order to teach my 3 year old the days of the week, the date, the seasons […]
I have been having issues lately with my 3 year old who just decided to now assert himself against any and all authority figures. Many times this takes on the form of a temper tantrum, or a full-on meltdown. And I have been at a loss. Mainly, because I thought we had escaped this whole […]
All dinners are not created equal. This fact has led to many a time of stress and horror at our house. So, of course I have begun to research the topic furiously, and came upon a couple of great articles. What better place to find an article like this than on a website called “Dinnertime, […]