Rain? Be Creative! Don’t Worry About Making a Mess and Think Outside of the Box As a parent, there were times when it rained when my Chatelaine keeps-the-house-perfect side would rear its ugly head! I would be frustrated
Writing Resilience in the Face of Driving Rain Rainy days are not only great for reading but writing! It’s a great way to sit down with the children in your family and either be the secretary to taking your
Rainy Days with Children in Tow can be Daunting …. Why Not Read! In a previous blog, I shared how I would explain to my classes that existing in a classroom for an entire year was like taking
Rain! A Perfect Time to Snuggle Up with a Good Book! I do enjoy sitting on a beach in the blazing sun, my feet grounded in the hot sand reading a good novel while the rhythmic soothing surf
Rain, Rain Go Away! Or Maybe Not…. Sprinkle the Glamour! This past summer on Vancouver Island was spectacular. The first half of September continued to be quite nice then slowly it eroded to atypical days of heavy rain.
Collaborative Communication Takes Practice … Home, School, or Office “Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch
Family Friday TGIF! We all love the break of routine and the freedom that the weekend has to offer! Two days of rest and relaxation to fill one’s energy tank for the next work week. Families are incredibly busy
Thankful Thursday I’m beaming ear to ear while watching the great video links reminding us of the power of gratitude. How can we not smile with Kid President? Several years ago, we took a trip to Hawaii. One of
Terrible or Terrific Tuesdays? Is Tuesday a day of the week you find easy or difficult? Take a look at some of the articles below that suggests that for many people the toughest day of the week is Tuesday.
Bedtime is a Great Nonthreatening Communication Time Years before we had children, my dear friend Carol told me that the favourite time for her girls to chat with her was at bedtime. She found as they got older and