Raising children in the modern world of overabundance is becoming more and more challenging. Occupational Therapist Victoria Prooday’s strong belief is that the first step towards helping children begins through helping parents. Through her work she proves again and again that the brain is like a muscle that if it is properly exercised and provided with a nurturing and balanced environment it will reach tremendous growth and change….
Cool weather comfort food at its best!
Years ago, I found this delightful recipe on the Wood Wife’s Journal, and we’ve been making it or variations of it ever since!
First, I’ll give our old family favorite cream of pumpkin recipe, and then 4 other pumpkin or squash-based soup variations that you will want on your go-to fall recipe list.
And I just have to put this out there, each of these soups would each be a great Thanksgiving starter. …
I see it all around me. Kids and young adults struggling – stressing – with social, emotional and responsibility adjustment.
Article after article I’ve read lately worry that we are causing out kids to be super stressed out and are trying to figure out life for them to make it less stressful. But let’s look at it another way. Maybe we aren’t stressing our children enough the right way and causing them the actual problems we are hoping to avoid.
There are huge societal and cultural changes within families leading to this crisis. Not only are most children today under-invested in the family household structure or economy where they have responsibilities, but childhood interactions with one another have radically changed. Most importantly, we have all but stopped the normal, healthful stressing of kids that has happened for the previous generations. Does that sound too tough?
Let me explain…then give some applications.
Hello everyone! I’m so excited to be sharing for Jackie today and hope you all enjoy this tomato pie recipe as much as I do! This savory pie is so simple and quick to prepare. I have to make tomato pie at least once a year because it screams summer by every definition of the word.
And it really makes a lovely dinner, but it’s even more brilliant served cold for a quick lunch. I know you’ll be asking yourself how something this simple can possibly be so delicious….
Netflix will be launching an LGBTQ-themed superhero show featuring cross-dressers titled “Super Drags” later this year.
The popular streaming platform shared a preview trailer of the new cartoon series on Twitter Thursday writing: “They’re here, they’re queer, and they’re going to save the world. Super Drags, a new animated series coming soon.”…
By Brie Gowan, with permission.
This past year I read a book with my daughter called Little House in the Big Woods. You may be familiar with it. It’s the first book written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and it began the popular Little House on the Prairie series. I don’t recall reading it before, and as I read it to my five year old, I think I enjoyed it even more than she did.
Something about the way the family lived intrigued me. I love my internet tremendously, but the simplicity and closeness this family shared sounded really wonderful to me. The idea of working together, for each other, drew me into their little world. Many times as I read the pages aloud, I yearned for such a time as the ones described….