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”

The Paradigm of the Typewriter

The typewriter on the shelf was a closeout deal. The office supply store was getting rid of old stock –and this old behemoth, no one wanted. It called out to the middle-aged, women. Choices must be made. An typewriter for 99 dollars and some change, (ink ribbons included) or that brand new laser jet inkContinue reading “The Paradigm of the Typewriter”

Harry Saves the Day, and Dr. Penguin to the rescue!

Being a Mother has its challenges, but it has been especially challenging as of late. We finally have an answer to the question, why my son continually gets croup, has trouble breathing, and has an E.R. visit or ambulance ride every time he gets a respiratory infection. He has Asthma. I am learning, because IContinue reading “Harry Saves the Day, and Dr. Penguin to the rescue!”

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…”

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…”

The Magic of a Book

Yesterday -my family and I- we went to the bookstore. I live for small moments like this… seeing the look of pure joy and satisfaction on my Son’s face, when he┬ádiscovers the magic found, within the pages of good book. He takes off running, towards the storefront of the local Barnes and Noble-and then practicallyContinue reading “The Magic of a Book”

Deck The Halls

My Son, shouts out, “It’s Christmas! ” as he sees that the Christmas trees are being brought out of storage into the house. He is three this year, and this is the first year he has been extremely excited. I have to tell him to “Calm down” because “It’s not quite Christmas yet.” “Let’s HelpContinue reading “Deck The Halls”

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”