Grow through the challenges of parenting

Grow through the challenges of parenting

I love being a mom. Seeing a child meet milestones, find a passion, explore an interest – these are the cool moments. It’s the challenging times I don’t enjoy so much – at least when I’m in them. The “I hate you” moments of...
Adventures in Sound and Music

Adventures in Sound and Music

Play and exploration are how a child learns. Having adventures in sound and music is a joy to add to the mix. Sometimes books can be used to aid the process. Squeak, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp!: A Sonic Adventure by Wynton Marsalis and Paul Rogers is a wonderful book...
Thankful for children

Thankful for children

I am thankful for children. They remind me to: …focus on the person. Watch a child watching a caregiver. They focus. They coo. They respond. When we focus we encourage people to be a part of our world. …see the world with fresh eyes. Everything is new. The...