Monthly Archives: June 2010

Your Thoughts?

I need your advice. This past weekend, my boys and I took a trip to Baltimore and left Ashley at home with her aide. The aide has been with Ashley for five years, so I am quite comfortable with the two of them spending the weekend together. Here is a picture of Ashley and her…

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Special Exposure Wednesday.

Birthday parties for sisters are fun but little princesses get tired easily and overwhelmed with big girl noise, so a little time away on the verandah, is often needed and where I found Ivy, late on Saturday afternoon. Got something to share? Why don’t you join in this Special Exposure Wednesday. Please remember your comment love at…

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Where do you go on summer vacation?

Before I had kids, I loved planning trips almost as much as liked going on them. Researching places, hotels and things to do were all part of the thrill. Now that we have kids, summer vacations are a whole other kind of fun, and there’s a lot less planning. That’s because Max is most comfortable…

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Magic Marker Monday — Orgami Kitty…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… I was looking for something to keep little fingers busy the other day and decided…

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Preschool Graduation

If your family is anything like ours, we don’t really need a reason to have a celebration… we celebrate EVERYTHING we can! Recently we celebrated Esther-Faith’s “graduation” from preschool. She has a winter birthday, so, we’ll celebrate again next year. But like I said, we celebrate EVERYTHING… even preschool graduations. When her class made it’s way…

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Cowboy and Wills:A Remarkable Little Boy and the Puppy That Changes His Life

I’m going to start a little 5 minutes for special needs summer book club today, and I hope you’ll join me. I am reading a book right now that is OUR kind of book. Cowboy and Wills: A Remarkable Little Boy and the Puppy That Changes His Life by Monica Holloway has just been released…

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Butterfly Spring

This was the Spring that my little caterpillar turned into a butterfly. My sweet Ashley, the child who in the past would get very anxious when venturing out in a crowd, now gets very bored staying home. On the weekends, she is adamant that we must “go car” as she signs in American Sign Language….

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Special Exposure Wednesday.

Life is often a balancing act. Got something to share? Why don’t you join in this Special Exposure Wednesday. Please remember your comment love at each link you visit. Also posting at Three Ring Circus.

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Other kids’ birthday parties: bah, humbug

We went to the birthday part of a friend’s kid this weekend. It was at a gym. Max had a great time at his sister Sabrina’s gym party, so I was hoping he’d like this, too. Only Max had his own ideas. He didn’t want to follow what all the other kids were doing. First,…

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Magic Marker Monday — Artwork Online

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… Art with no mess factor! This one was created by my absolutely enchanted little 7-year-old…

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