We booked a cabin at Rock Island State Park in Tennessee. The brochure said it would accommodate ten. My son and his wife and three of their children met my husband and I there. We traveled from Northern Illinois and Wisconsin area and our extended family traveled from Texas to meet us. Continue reading
Do you remember how it felt after a long winter and finally spring comes? Some of my first memories are visual. I remember flowers starting to grow. It was great just getting outside to play and get all that good fresh air.
Perhaps we adults need to take a hint from the younger children and get out and smell the fresh air and take a walk. A nice walk with your child can be fun as you look for the hint of spring.
Of course I have been pondering where Count Candy Corn is, in the meantime I decided I am going to just enjoy the flowers and the fresh air. How many flowers have you seen today?
Once again I feel challenged. How do we tell a story to a child but make it fun while keeping it real? Continue reading
The Bubbles through the Generations I posted prompted Heather to share her story about Connor her son and how bubble’s were used to help him. Connor was born with Pierre Robin Sequence and Elf Syndrome. Connor was born with a recessed jaw, floppy larynx and cleft palate. He was trached at ten days old until seventeen months old. Continue reading
Maddix’s adventure begins by finding a triangular shaped object on the ground. When Maddix approaches his mother, he finds out that the object is a piece of candy corn. This prompts Maddix’s mother to recall a story that her great aunt told her about Count Candy Corn.
Maddix’s mother takes the opportunity to guide her son into searching for the truth. This is where the adventure begins for Madddix as the candy corn disappears out of the dish he made for it. This surprises both Maddix and his mother. Where did the candy go?
A brave plan is put together by Maddix with the assistance of his mother. When the bell on the door rings startling Maddix, he has to muster all his courage to get up and face what lurks behind his door. He opens the door to a surprising find.
Maddix’s mother praises her son by giving him a hug for learning how to count and for facing his fears.
What was behind the door? You’ll have to read the book to find out!
I started writing when I was old enough to write. I loved keeping a diary and recording events. I loved researching and finding out about new places. My Mother always said you can travel anywhere you would like in the world through books. Continue reading