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Lonely Boy

Lately, the Boy has been making repeated requests for a dog of his own.  Our current dog is older and is not much for playing around so I do not really blame him for wanting a new pet.  However, I cannot help but think the little guy is lonely. I can honestly say 99.9% of … Continue reading

Toys

Rock On Legos!

Lego Monster Fighters in Time for Halloween | GeekMom | Wired.com. Legos are essential part of playtime at our house.  The Boy has become quite adept at modifying weaponry for his ninjas and creating new machines for his Star Wars characters.  Legos also build fine motor skills and encourage creativity. Thanks to the Geek Mom … Continue reading

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It’s October!

Not sure why, but I have always loved October (and especially Halloween).  The Boy appears to have picked up my interest in the haunted month and it’s dark, mysterious aura.   Now, I am not Martha Stewart and despite my desire to be creative and inventive I just don’t have the time or attention span … Continue reading

Education

How do we learn?

Curiosityville – Page 1. We learn through experimenting and critical thinking and creativity, which are all parts of play – as noted in this article.  Recently, I have been doing a bit of research on sensory processing issues and its effects within the modern day school systems.  I have found it sad that the suggested … Continue reading