The Play Challenge: Another Mom’s Perspective

Lisa Eack, Parent Coalition leader and mom, also took the “20 Minute Play Challenge.”  Here is her reflection on it. Uninterrupted. Uninterrupted? I am not sure that this word even exists in our household.  With two young boys, a baby on the way, a very large chocolate lab, and house that always seems to need…

Taking the “Play Challenge”

April is the “Month of the Young Child” and we are excited to have Kelly Williams, a local licensed child care provider, with us as a guest blogger this month. Our local group of child care providers recently challenged all parents to play with their child for 20 minutes sometime during the week. That’s 20…

Just Playing (by Anita Wadley)

When I’m building in the block room, please don’t say I’m JUST Playing.  For, you see, I’m learning as I play about balance and shapes. Who knows, I maybe an architect someday. When I’m getting all dressed up, setting the table, caring for the babies, don’t get the idea I’m JUST playing.  For, you see,…

Our Top Ten Summer Fav’s

With summer finally in our face,we’ve taken some extreme measures at times just to stay cool. From enjoying a cool walk by the water at Burr pond,to having the wind blown in our hair as we cruise out of town to enjoy the A/C at Chucky Cheese, Ace and I have got every place nailed…

Quiet before the storm.

Ace and I found this little park way out by Deerfield Hwy behind a small church. There were just 2 swings and a slide but we decided to stop and check it out anyways. The wood was old and rotten. I was surprised it was still standing. The structure had definitely taken a beating from…