What can we learn from an apple?

Many blogs start out with a story, but this one starts with an intro to the story. We are working on adding 2 new levels to our basic Blueprints program (that’s why we are staying with the same themes this year – but we are changing what’s included each month). The 2 new levels are … Read more…

Emergency Plans aren’t just for hurricanes!

Picture this: Soft lamp light falls over the shoulder of a mom and child snuggled in a beautiful wing chair holding a picture book. Both their faces absolutely radiate  joy as they gaze at the page together! The child is in the cutest jammies you have ever seen, Mom is relaxed and confident – calm, … Read more…

Beach Days: Making Memories You WANT to Remember!

The Beach is an awesome place to spend a day! You packed the sunscreen, water bottles, sand toys, towels, change of clothes, lunch, snacks, book you WILL NOT GET TO READ, children, and another responsible adult and you are ready to head to the beach for a relaxing day of fun in the sand and … Read more…

One rule of summer: TALK to each other!

Summer is the perfect time for silly stories and lots of family fun! *Tell a story! Your children love to hear stories about you when you were their age. If you have trouble getting started, find some pictures to use as a guide. Or just focus on one childhood memory:     the time you went … Read more…