That is right the time of year the children go back to school. So what is Count Candy Corn doing? He is out collecting Candy Corn of course.
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
Today is a rainy day and it reminded me of a song, “What can you do on a rainy day, what can you do when you can’t go out and play? Continue reading
Count Candy Corn is enjoying his time off dreaming of the fall. In the meantime he is basking in the sun taking in a good dose of Vitamin D. He claims it makes him happy. What can you do on these nice days? Let your imagination soar! 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