Halloween Traditions

Halloween Traditions

Halloween is a fun time for our family.  I love the traditions that we do and the dressing up.  Each year we head to the pumpkin patch, carve jack-o-lanterns, frequent the halloween store and go to different community events. Halloween is one event the I don’t...
You ARE a Superhero!

You ARE a Superhero!

I have read a few posts now on social media sites where parents, of children with disabilities, feel less than or unexceptional.  They have put it out there that they have limitations or not all of the answers and at times overwhelmed.  A few people have even said...
Being Part of the Team

Being Part of the Team

When I was young, yes that was a while ago, we were outside playing all the time.  Many times there would be an impromptu game of california kickball, baseball, tag, hide-n-go seek etc.  We usually started our day hanging out with a friend of two and ended up meeting...
Ups and Downs of Technology

Ups and Downs of Technology

  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...
Clutter and Chaos

Clutter and Chaos

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...
Turbulent Transitions

Turbulent Transitions

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...
School At Home

School At Home

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...
Tomato Plant

Tomato Plant

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...
Yes, I'm important too!

Yes, I'm important too!

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 our family....

One on One Time

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!...