05.07.20: Weekly Reader

  Sweet video for you Funny song -“Don’t touch Grandma” In the times of COVID, some parenting articles: How to virtually celebrate Mothers Day Play dress-up is even more important now On the upside, your children are building life-skills Cooking for your children Finding…

05.01.20: From the so-called desk of…

… Helen. Houston, I think I have a problem. Now that I’m home for what feels like an interminable amount of time, I can finally get around to cleaning out my closets. But it’s complicated, really complicated! I already go through of my clothing…

04.30.20: Weekly Reader

  Everywhere you look these days, parents’ roles are challenged. They’re not acting as just parents, but they are their children’s teachers as well. And then they’ve got their own challenges too. Zoom meeting, client calls, completely new ways of doing business. They may…

04.24.20: From the so-called desk of…

…Helen. The Good, the Bad, & the Onions I have not stepped foot in a market for 5 weeks, and unless I was going to subsist on our reserve of canned soup and chocolate chips, I realized that it was time to start ordering…

04.23.20: Weekly Reader

For some of our current challenges you might take a look : Helping children get comfortable with masks Managing work and home And this moving video from Italy Parenting in the time of Corona Virus And now the parenting challenges you may want to…

04.17.20: From the so-called desk of…

…Helen.   I Can See Clearly Now My husband has been working from home for almost two years now, but this is all new to me, so like it or not, adjustments needed to be made.  A long time ago in a galaxy far,…

04.16.20: Weekly Reader

  A play idea: Paint the toys play idea Articles worth reading: Sleepy Planet’s Blog On Finding Resilience How to talk to your children about Covid 19 Screen-time Videos you might want to share with your families: Headspace and Sesame Street join forces: Meditation…

04.10.20: From the so-called desk of…

…Helen. Let Us Entertain You So we are all at home… now what? For starters I’ve seen a myriad of options for things to watch online while at home. There seems to be no end of available entertainment and suggestions out there. I’ve gotten…

04.09.20: Weekly Reader

  First, some resources to share: Four ways to help your anxious child Some classic games to play with your family And now some parenting thoughts: Yes to play What might actually induce labor? Managing your feelings during a meltdown The importance of play

04.07.20: From the so called desk of…

…Randi. Distance Learning started today and while there might have been a bump or two in the road, we built this ship in just three weeks! We’re on it and will be adapting tomorrow, next week, and the possible weeks ahead. Most importantly, Piper…