Accepting and adapting to the fact that different children learn in different ways.

Accepting and adapting to the fact that different children learn in different ways

  As a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle, you are undoubtedly going to be invested in your little loved ones’ educational experience. After all, from the age of four upwards, they are likely to spend a huge amount of time in educational institutions: from kindergarten to grade school and perhaps even to college.   You…

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Taking stock: What do I have to be thankful for?

Cute ways to thank your friends for the little things - and the big ones too.

  I clicked through a link on a friend’s Facebook post to see one of the most inspiring videos I have ever seen (see below).   For those of you who may have seen this before, it’s worth seeing again as a reminder, because if you’re like me, our daily trials and worries tend to…

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3 careers that will speak to Moms and home birds.

careers that will speak to Moms and home birds

  One of the worst things about having a job is the commute to work. Whether you’re stuck in the early morning traffic or you’re squashed onto the subway, the commute to work at the crack of dawn simply isn’t enjoyable.   The fact you have to do it all again at the end of…

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The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

The generation gap: Bringing your kids and your parents together.

  Your parents are an important part of your life, and thus, an important part of your children’s’ life. Helping the two connect and eliminating the generation gap is a critical role you play because you, as a parent, are what the two generations have in common.   There are some guidelines you should follow…

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Living with a disability, whether mental or physical.

Freedom within living with disability.

  Living with a disability can sometimes feel like being trapped in prison.   The one thing I will say is that a disability can cause you to be more grateful for the simple things in life.   Family, friends and loved ones take on a more pivotal role, whether your disability allows you to…

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Taco Casserole: A delicious meal made with leftover taco ingredients.

Taco Casserole ingredients.

  This spur of the moment Taco Casserole was such a hit with my family that I decided to post it here.   Taco Casserole   A couple of nights ago, we had tacos using the following ingredients: tortillas ground beef (prepared per taco spice package) diced peppers diced tomatoes chopped onions grated cheddar cheese…

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5 dream vacation destinations for a trip with adult kids.

5 dream vacation destinations for a trip with adult kids

  Traveling with adult kids can be tough because they have minds of their own and they want to be able to do their own thing rather than be with their parents all the time.   Whether your kid is in college, or you are planning a trip with your married son or daughter, there…

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In today’s free moving, untethered world, cordless tools are the way to go.

Cordless tools are the way to go.

  There’s a reason why cordless tools have quickly become so popular. Instead of being on a leash, cordless tools are the way to go for the freedom to move exactly where you need to go.   Cutting the cord means saying goodbye to the old 5 foot rule. You can lean into the situation…

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