Let's talk technology. Technology can be a great thing! I love the fact that I don't have to spend endless amounts of hours at the library, using the microfiche machine to find what I'm looking for. We have an infinite supply of information (it seems like it) and many ways to cross reference the… Continue reading Ups and Downs of Technology
There is a saying: "Clutter in your physical surroundings will clutter your mind and spirit." In our case, having children that struggle with a nonverbal disability and a brain based disorder, this statement would hold true. I find that when their environment is disorganized or cluttered, they have a harder time coping and calming. This… Continue reading Clutter and Chaos
Yes, we are homeschoolers, well for the most part. My daughter is now in grade 12 and is in the public system and my sons do a blended approach. They go to class 2 days a week. With the new school year here, we are now at a new beginning. New beginnings bring new routines… Continue reading Turbulent Transitions
My husband and I talked about a lot of parenting "things" when we were first together. We discussed all about how we raise our children, what kind of parents we wanted to be and about "their" education. As most of us know, our "pre-parenting" times and ideals often change. You become more realistic and have… Continue reading School At Home
So what does a tomato plant have to do with everyday parenting? Well, for me quite a bit. My littlest one LOVES cherry tomatoes, he'll pretty much eat them everyday. At the beginning of summer, when I was shopping at Costco, we browsed their outdoor plant selection. I bought a few hanging baskets for the… Continue reading Tomato Plant
I love my family. I am so thankful to be the mother of my three children and the wife of my husband. I am blessed with lots of people and family in our lives. My husband and I have been able to work things out so I could come home from work and focus on… Continue reading Yes, I’m important too!
Recently, my older son and I have just returned from a four day trip. He was playing in a tournament and we decided that it would be good for just one parent and him to go. Yay for a mom trip and yay for warm weather, sandy beaches and other moms to socialize with! Since returning… Continue reading One on One Time