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What To Do In Case OF Eviction

WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF EVICTION By: Jackie Bradley/ Moving is stressful. We all know that. Many of us plan our moves for weeks or months and it’s still stressful. Now imagine what it would be like if you found out only days before you and your children were expected to move. Or maybe…

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Surviving the Elf on the Shelf

By: Vanessa Armstrong/ Has the Elf on the Shelf made his way into your home yet?  If you’re not a seasoned veteran yet in the elf department, I’m here to give you a few ideas and tips to keep you sane during the month of December!   If you haven’t heard of the Elf on…

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Holiday Bucket List

Are you looking for festive events and activities for your family’s Holiday Bucket List?  I thought it would be nice to share a list of some of the awesome things we can do, right here in Lenawee County! The Second Annual City of Adrian/County Christmas Tree Lighting in front of the Lenawee County Courthouse will be…

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Early Math Matters

 Early Math Matters By: Valorie Veld/ Thank you Lenawee Great Start for the opportunity to lead the last Parent Network Meeting on Thursday, November 3, 2016.  It was a wonderful group to interact with and everyone shared an interest in the activities offered and demonstrated.  Many of the activities were made from recycled materials, and…

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Desde el Primer Momento (From the First Moment)

By: Belinda Burciaga/ Desde el Primer Momento (From the First Moment) From the first moment you learned you were pregnant, from the first moment you felt the baby move, from the first moment you saw and held your baby, you knew you were in love. It is out of love that we try to always make…

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Child Passenger Safety

By: Pamela Bognar/ Child Passenger Safety In November of 2009 I was offered the opportunity, by my boss at the time, to become a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) and I jumped at the chance.  What I felt would be a great asset to our community has become a passion.  So much so that…

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Halloween Traditions

By Vanessa Armstrong/ Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, so when I was a new mom, back in 2005 before Pinterest, and the whole social media craze, I looked all over the internet, magazines, whatever I could get my hands on to find traditions that I could start with my family. Over the past…

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Developing Fine Motor Muscles

By: Valorie Veld/ Developing Fine Motor Muscles I had the wonderful experience of sharing thoughts, information, and ideas this past week during the Great Start Parent Network meeting about Fine Motor Skills and Activities you can make from materials at home.  Participants were given handouts with useful information, a teddy bear sewing card activity, and…

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Perfect

By: Megan Fortman/ There is something that happens to our minds when we feel like we hit rock bottom. It’s that feeling we get when we think God has forgotten us. Most of the time we know that is not the case but instead of trusting his plan we take the victim highway and ride…

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The World of Communication

The World of Communication By: Alexis Eggenberger, MSSA, BCBA/ As many of you may know, I have worked with children with special needs for several years, in a wide range of settings. I’ve helped kiddos as young as one year of age and those into adulthood. I’ve been there for a child’s first time riding…