Dreams On Horseback

Cora had an unforgettable experience the other day. Although she didn’t fully understand the magnitude of what was going on, she will definitely remember being able to ride on “Bo” outside for a long while.ย  Here’s a picture she drew of their ride together. Cora started therapeutic riding lessons at Dreams on Horseback close to…

.:Tradition Time:.

It’s that time again! Where we put back on our hiking boots and truck through those hilly muddy terranes.  Throwing discs.  And hearing that familiar clinking sound when our dics fly (hopefully gracefully) into the baskets.     We just love playing discgolf.  Even if we only manage to get through 7 holes, because McKinley has…

Appealing projects actually matter.ย 

It’s hard to remember, but I constantly forget that the way we visually present projects, or activities to our children—matters.      And it’s like– wait we aren’t doing enough already? Now we have to make stuff visually appealing too? Let alone actually plan an afternoon “something.”  Yeeeeesh!    But, I completely understand why.  I…

๐Ÿ˜˜The Kiss Box ๐Ÿ˜˜

Many parents work long hours through the week.  And as much as we don’t want to believe it–it’s just hard on our little critters.  They miss us. Constantly.  At least in our household McKinley misses her father day in and day out. The book, The Kiss Box by Bonnie Verburg and Henry Cole is a great…

Fall Trees Craft

Everyone knows I’m all about getting crafty and letting McKinley get messy.   Here is a quick & simple activity to put together. I’ve laid out different materials for her to create her own “Fall Tree.”  Materials: Apple stamps & paint Stickers Sparkle ribbon Scissors Pipe cleaners Leaves  Glue stick  Paper roll       -g