What is REAL? “Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.’ ‘Does it hurt?’ asked the Rabbit. ‘Sometimes,’ said…
It was a long, muggy summer, made even more uncomfortable by my being laid up with a broken ankle. September drew to a close and having just been cleared to bear weight on my booted left leg, and with my kids (finally) back in school, I gleefully escaped the Big Apple to go down the…
Sure, it was borderline trickster behavior, but I thought it was cute. My son, then 5, was thrilled Donnie had done something (anything) original. My daughter, who was just shy of her fourth birthday, was immediately pissed off.
I know, I was shocked too.
I have found a way to make our Elf work for me, not cause me more work.
That, however, is a tale for tomorrow. Tonight, please join me in a reprise of Deck the Elves.
Sensational Gifts for the Fidgety and Fickle highlights products I personally consider suited for kids with sensory processing disorders (SPD), or who may live with ADD or ADHD. I’m not an OT, I’m just a mom of a sensational kiddo.
All year-long I’m on the lookout for stand out items that can become one-of-a-kind gifts. Plywerk took two photos I shot on my smartphone and crafted each into an 8×10 work of art.
The quality and craftsmanship of JORD timepieces is obvious. What stands out when shopping their site is the wealth of information provided about the variety of woods they use.
I watched them closely, not because I was concerned, but rather because this kid had everything I’d ever crushed on when I was a young girl.
Happy National Sandwich Day!
This day has to do with celebrating convenience food, and #OnFridaysWeHaiku, so I must ask you:
What else could I do?
I silently hoped my children would grow to be as resilient. It has never crossed my mind they won’t need to be.
39 & 40 – Yvolution scooters: Do you know a child who loves to spin and bounce? What about one who is leery of swinging or climbing? All of those have to do with the vestibular system, which is centered in the inner ear and has to do with balance and movement. 39. Y-Flyer – The…