Why You Should Attend a Special Kids’ Rodeo

The Special Kids’ Rodeo was new to me several years ago after we moved to a small town that had equestrian roots. That was very exciting for me because I grew up riding horses and always wanted to get back to it. I just love being around horses. I was searching for horseback riding lessonsContinue reading “Why You Should Attend a Special Kids’ Rodeo”

Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part III

We’re about to hit a milestone I never imagined we’d cross. It’s been almost one year since we went to remote work and online schooling. How can that be? It was a mid-March shift in 2020 that many thought would be temporary. I figured we’d be working remotely for a few weeks and then returnContinue reading “Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part III”

2020: The Year of Covid

We knew Covid-19 was coming as we celebrated Christmas 2019. I remember watching the news of the world and seeing it spread across the map toward the United States. The last time I traveled was early March 2020 and that was a little scary with the virus spreading so rapidly. I planned to meet myContinue reading “2020: The Year of Covid”

4 Strategies For Learning Beyond The Classroom

Parents know that kids are always primed for picking up new skills. Taking advantage of your child’s innate ability to explore and learn can help them hone their academic abilities. Whether your child is struggling or needs new ways to stay busy, these strategies can help. Use Technology to Expand Horizons Most children are familiarContinue reading “4 Strategies For Learning Beyond The Classroom”

Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part II

Where has the month gone? I read my last post about Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part I and realized how far we’ve come in 30 days. We left off with the overwhelming transition into homeschooling and remote work. It was a huge undertaking to get familiar with the Google classrooms, lesson plans,Continue reading “Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part II”

Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part I

Well, that’s a title you don’t see every day. Being a working mom can be tough during any given week. Now that we’re in the middle of a global crisis, being a working mom feels like 5 more jobs at the same time. We shifted from going to work, school, and community gatherings to workingContinue reading “Being a Working Mom During a Pandemic Part I”

Soup to Sooth Your Soul and Your Gut

Comfort food can come in many forms. Until Fall of last year, I’d dive into fried foods, mac-n-cheese, and wine without a blink of an eye. Being a working mom, I’m on the go, so convenience food helped me along the way. It was all tasty and good to me. I ate my kids’ foodContinue reading “Soup to Sooth Your Soul and Your Gut”

Tips for Going Back to School

I’ve been in corporate marketing for many years. I enjoy working for small companies where I feel I can make a difference and collaborate with cross-functional teams. I earned my bachelor’s degree at a time in my life when my complete focus was on school. That wasn’t the case when I decided to study forContinue reading “Tips for Going Back to School”

Why We Love Special Olympics

It wasn’t so long ago I found a Special Olympics Arizona notice in my daughter’s backpack. I was so grateful her school offered participation in the events. Special Olympics is a wonderful organization that supports children and adults with intellectual disabilities through sports. The organization also improves the health of others through collaborations with healthContinue reading “Why We Love Special Olympics”

A Mom’s Journey into Inclusive Play, Advocacy and Partnership

Advocacy has many meanings. When I think of that word, I imagine protests in the streets to build awareness or a fight to right a wrong with a certain issue. It’s a way we rise up to support people who are underserved. It’s how we support a cause to achieve a common goal for theContinue reading “A Mom’s Journey into Inclusive Play, Advocacy and Partnership”