We’re in the middle of a global pandemic. That’s kind of a big deal.
But, if you’ve got a child with special needs, those needs don’t just stop even though the world seems to have shut down.
For a time, it made sense to press pause on things until we could get a handle on the virus and figure out how to flatten the curve. Now, several months later, we’ve got to figure out how to resume living in the midst of a very contagious illness that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.
People consider homeschooling their children for a myriad of reasons.
Something that used to be considered “off the beaten path” has become more mainstream in recent years and is a viable option for many – especially those with diverse learning needs.
With the question of whether schools will reopen in the fall (and if so, what will that look like?), many parents are considering homeschooling their children for the very first time. Read more
“Mommy! Mommy! Mommy! Read me a story!”
Do those words sound familiar? If you’ve got little ones at home, they probably do.
Kids enjoy being read to – and for good reason! Reading to kids creates special memories and offers them a chance to explore new worlds all while cozied up on the couch with the grown-ups they love.
What happens when you stick a little one in a bubble bath?
Their eyes light up and they splash and splash until the floor is soaked and your sanity is gone. By the time you’ve dried up your floor, you’ve basically mopped for the third time this week.
Why do they do this?
If you’re like most people, sleep is a bit harder to come by these days.
Though we’re starting to see a bit of normalcy resume, life is still very much in flux for many of us.
None of these words were a regular part of our vocabulary 3 months ago. Then, coronavirus happened.
The coronavirus crisis has turned lives and livelihoods upside down.
All of a sudden parents have found themselves at home, often with zero support, trying to balance both work and educating their children.
Quarantine life got ya down?
You aren’t alone. It’s hard keeping energetic kids entertained all day long. It’s even harder if you are in an apartment or somewhere where it’s hard to get outside.
With the threat of COVID-19 looming overhead, many parents are facing school closures and extended time at home with the kiddos. Screens may be your go-to solution for keeping kids occupied during this uncertain time.
The truth is that screens CAN be a great option, as long as they are used in moderation.
You feel it.
That ever-growing pit down in the center of your stomach.
Your hands are shaking. Your heart is racing. You feel the (literal) weight of the world on your shoulders.