Wheelchair and Hospital Elf Ideas I’ll admit, when Elf first came out, I loved him. Then I hated him. Well, not him, but I hated how competitive it was on social media. Seemed like every mom was trying to outdo all her friends with crazy Elf ideas. Now we’re back to loving our Elf on […]
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Bayberry Candle Holiday Tradition You light the candle when the 1st star appears. Most importantly, you must time the lighting of the candle so it will stay lit until after midnight. Legend has it that will bring a year of prosperity and good fortune to the house. Coal Region Connections Do you do this? We do. […]
Handprint Crafts Handprint and fingerprint crafts for kids can be a wonderful way to work on any number of skills. With winter and the holidays coming, I thought I would round up a bunch of different ideas for doing handprint, fingerprint and footprint crafts with kids. There are so many winter and Christmas themed crafts […]
Holidays with a Special Needs Child “My heart just hurt for him last year when you wouldn’t meet us at Red Lobster for his big 75th birthday.” That was from my stepmother. A few weeks ago, my dad turned 76. We did the very Pennsylvania thing and went to Shady Maple for his birthday. But, […]
Christmas Apps Are you looking for Christmas apps that are both fun and educational? Well, I was and found it nearly impossible to get a good list. So I went digging and found my own. From Christmas social stories apps, picture identification, vocabulary building, sequencing and so much more. And we have Android devices, so […]
Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas The other morning, when I walked out into our kitchen, my 7-year-old exclaimed, “Mom! Elf is playing Xbox! I bet they’re playing NBA.” It was one of the simplest yet most creative Elf ideas I have ever done. Took me all of 10 seconds to grab the Xbox controllers […]