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Tech Free Tuesday By On January 23, 2018

3 Quick Tips to Help Your Preschooler Unplug

So, here’s the scene. My son has been playing with his Leapfrog Tablet for the last 30 minutes quietly. Now I’m getting him ready to put away the technology. I start by giving him a warning that we have to put the tablet away in a few minutes. I can already see the glare and the tantrum stewing in those big, blue eyes. It’s going to be one of those afternoons, eh buddy?

Personal / Reflections By On December 2, 2017

The Boy and His Coffee

My oldest son loves watching me make coffee. Every morning he reminds me to make a pot, and settles back to watch the show. It’s a quiet part of our morning. He doesn’t say anything, just sits, quietly watching me clean the coffee grinder, filter and carafe. He is amazingly focused as I put everything back in the machine, set…

Personal By On October 30, 2017

Going Bump In the Night

I’ve always loved Halloween; my mom would always make us fun costumes to wear, and when I got older I loved handing out candy to the kids. I love the creativity that people show on Halloween. I also love things that are spooky but cute, like the Nightmare Before Christmas. Here’s a spooky story for Halloween: It’s a quiet evening…