Painting and then hiding rocks has become this summer’s craze. Rock painting is taking place in cities everywhere and there are often social media pages devoted to this fun trend. The local Facebook page for my community, 719 Rocks!, has gained over 16,000 followers in a few months’ time. I must say, I think this is such a positive use of technology.Continue reading
Saying I have a flair for the dramatic is not an exaggeration. As a matter of fact, if you look up flair for dramatic, you may find a picture of none other than yours truly. I have been known to celebrate birthday weeks and months, decorate for fall as soon as August ends, get a little carried away with parties and play dates and put bows on my daughter that are bigger than her entire head.Continue reading
What are you thankful for? This is something that I want to focus on as we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. It is easy to get wrapped up in life and forget to appreciate what we have, especially for little ones.Continue reading
Today is National Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance Day. This day is meant to inspire the tradition of engaging in charitable service.
We are only a few weeks into summer vacation and my daughter has already asked for screen time more than I care to admit. She normally loves playing outside but this summer it is all about technology. She has a beautiful imagination so I have decided screen time is out and creativity is in. It hasn’t been completely taken away but it is on lockdown and must be earned!Continue reading