Building the Future in Your Family

When we think of Martin Luther King, Jr., his powerful words and his effect on our nation, we tend to think about that magical day at the national reflection pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. We like to focus on his famous words, “I have a dream that my four little children will one … Read more…

Reading is the best resolution, EVER!

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution this year? How’s that going for you? Most people only make it to day 10! But, seriously, there is something to be said about starting the new year with good intentions, for yourself and for your family! If parents could make one New Year’s resolution that would have … Read more…

Share one magic holiday morning with your family!

Christmas: Are perfection and disaster your only choices? Of course, not. There’s a happy holiday medium for every family with small children! Everyone’s short on time these days; we’re all over committed and running as hard as we can. With the holidays approaching, the stress multiplies even faster. Everyone has memories of family holidays when … Read more…

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…