The Importance of Story Creation and Early Literacy

Stories are the fabric that binds us all together. Your local library is the most important resource you can utilize and it is all available for free. All you have to do is sign up for a library card. I encourage you to have your children also fill out an application for a library cardContinue reading “The Importance of Story Creation and Early Literacy”

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Beautiful Chaos

Amongst all the mess, the toys strewn across the floor, screeching children running around my house -after the week we had been through as a family- I welcomed it. I was simply happy that my Son was able to play with his friends, and squeal with delight and joy -that the previous week- he hadContinue reading “Beautiful Chaos”

To see your soul…

To see your soul walking outside of your body, is a most unusual thing. There he is with a smile on his face, ready to greet the day no matter what life brings his way. In seconds that all can change. It can happen so fast. One minute he was talking. The next minute heContinue reading “To see your soul…”

Celebrating Life’s Small Triumphs

I sit here righting this, at 4 a.m. in the morning because the dizziness has subsided. Last night it was so bad, I felt like I was going to pass out. The room began vibrating back and forth and it was like I was on a bad rollercoaster, one I couldn’t get off of. TheContinue reading “Celebrating Life’s Small Triumphs”

Someday when I grow up…

Think back to when you were young… One of the biggest questions everyone asked was what do you want to be? Pretty big question. But if you were like me, you had an answer to everything back then, didn’t you? I remember in first grade I knew that answer. I wanted to be a writer.Continue reading “Someday when I grow up…”

Life and Death: Coverversations We Need to Have With Toddlers

It isn’t always easy to understand what death is for a toddler. I know my Son understands it now, and my heart breaks for him, because I understand what he is going through. I went through the same thing when I was about his age. The first time a beloved animal died, I really didContinue reading “Life and Death: Coverversations We Need to Have With Toddlers”

To the little girl in the store…

To the little girl in the store that was wearing the yellow dress… Please never stop asking questions. I saw you yesterday when I took my son to the bathroom. You asked me alot of questions, Like if he was a boy, and if he needed help going to the bathroom, and why? I gladly answered allContinue reading “To the little girl in the store…”