Archives for the month of: September, 2018

I watched as Elizabeth worked so hard to tell her brother about her day.

She told him in a few sentences about her day.  And I loved watching her do this. But I could see that she was working pretty hard to get it all out.

And  as I watched this, I started to think about how much work her days are.

All day.

Everyday.

I don’t often let it in, these true feelings of how much work her life is.  If I did, I would literally drop to my knees.  Instead, I have adopted the attitude that we can and will do anything.  That we will try hard. That she is succeeding.  That we push her to try each day.

But on the days that I let it in, like this one.  I just start thinking… Read the rest of this entry »

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Okay, if you are like me, you have seen about a million plus commercials on Nickelodeon.

There is the rather annoying ( my opinion here) song about squishy little dolls and there are the ones for these little boxes that you get and a super tiny toy is inside.

These are the ones I really don’t pay attention to because I know they are items that, for my children, are not of interest.  Unless that song about the squishy dolls gets stuck in my head for the morning and then I am forced to pay attention.  But otherwise, not so much.

The one that I do pay attention to is to the items that belong to the Kinetic “family”  I wrote a previous blog on Kinetic Sand and it is still a fan favorite in our house.  So it really comes as no surprise that its brother, Kinetic Rock does the same. Read the rest of this entry »

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