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I truly believe that humans are built to bounce. Today, you may feel cynical, or empty, or simply exhausted.  But instead of feeling hopeless, try looking at it this way — you may be about to cross a threshold into an incredibly fulfilling life.  Don’t give up now. There’s nothing really all that extraordinary about … Continue reading

Memento Art v. Discovery Art: Mirrors & Markers
Fine Motor / Occupational Therapy

Memento Art v. Discovery Art: Mirrors & Markers

Mirrors literally draw toddlers in like summer mosquitos to a backyard light.   And markers will make even the bravest parent cringe: we’ll have to scrub his hands clean for days – not to mention the wall, the carpet, the furniture…! You’re right, I don’t recommend leaving the room to drink wine after you’ve given a two year-old … Continue reading

Positive Prompt Jars: Kickstart Family Dinner Convos and More
Home / Spiritual Life

Positive Prompt Jars: Kickstart Family Dinner Convos and More

Here’s a quick, cheap, easy way to prompt positive action and interaction in your life.  The creative outlets/applications are endless (we’ll get to that in a moment). The picture above is one of our jars.  This jar contains “positive prompts” that help us teach our toddler how to pray for others.  At dinner, before we eat, we … Continue reading

The “Guts” of a Language Experience: Blueberry Muffin Play
Language Therapy

The “Guts” of a Language Experience: Blueberry Muffin Play

First, I wanted to share a brilliant blueberry muffin sensory experience/food play idea from Kim Humphrey, a speech & language pathologist, over at Learn to Love Food.  Kim should rock on with her fine self because this is a great idea for language development and play.  Instead of detailing the activity here, I’ll send you over to her excellent blog.  Keep … Continue reading