September 11, 2018

I am sitting in my office staring at a list of “71 Kindergarten Readiness Skills”. As I scan the sheet, even I am intimated by the amount of information required to start kindergarten! Matching, alphabet identification, sorting, shapes and patterns fill the list. Yet,...

January 4, 2018

Welcome to 2018! If you’re anything like me, the last few weeks might have thrown you a little off course - bedtimes are later, you (and kids) are sleeping in, pumpkin pie is a legitimate breakfast option, and days are filled with either fun activities or space to do a...

November 1, 2017

Ten months ago my dog, Kona, was given a terminal diagnosis.  Based on the location of her tumor, the size of her tumor and the functioning levels of her organs, the doctors and technicians gave her one-month to live.  I was devastated.  The surgery would ha