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Why Your Dirty Kids Are Just Fine

Your dirty kids (and my dirty kids) are just fine. I mean, how many times have I said, “Wash your face. Wait, WTF is that on your face?  You know!?  I don’t even want to know.” How many times have Read more…


How Our Kids Get Better Sleep

Last month Abalone had her annual well-check visit with her pediatrician.  We see the Doc every 3-6 months for a variety of reasons but mostly to reevaluate our tactics with dealing with both kids’ ADHD. Abalone getting better sleep turned Read more…


Why Garden With Kids, Part 2

We’re on to Part 2 of Why Garden With Your Kids? If you missed it, you can find part 1, Why Garden With Kids? Part 1.   Let’s just cut to the chase, gardening teaches kids important life skills, like: Read more…


Why Garden With Kids? Part 1

In 1943 there was a nationwide coordinated system to grow food at homes and schools;  community gardens were created and three-fifths of the US was growing food to help ease the burden on the war.  Victory Gardens, as they were Read more…


The Benefits Of Nature Therapy for ADHD Kids

You know that sunshine, fresh air, and exercise may make you healthier.  At least, I hope you do.  Well, there’s been studies done to show a link that exposure to nature can reduce the symptoms of ADHD, at least, temporarily. Read more…


An Old, New School

It’s a sad and devastating day when a parent learns that a dream they had for their child won’t be coming to fruition. In January of 2017 I signed both of my children up for the lottery for our local Read more…