Chasing Frogs

By: Jessica Aldred Today I walked barefoot through the mud. I dropped small rocks in big puddles. I watched a wide-eyed little boy study a caterpillar and startle at the sight of a frog jumping. I watched a toddler experience nature, get filthy and squeal with delight. Despite an entirely too busy life, I took … More Chasing Frogs

The Scary Truth

By: Rachel Ventura  There’s a rising trend in our communities that is terrifying. My children and I have personally witnessed this, and there have been recent news stories confirming that it’s happening more and more. Discarded hypodermic needles found in public places. Even more horrific, is that they are usually found near playgrounds. Last summer, … More The Scary Truth

Potty Time

By: Tanya Pimental When I look back at my experience in potty training my first born, I realize how much I learned from her.  I feel somewhat a fraud in posting about potty training, because I really didn’t do it.  Maybe that is the key thing in our situation.  At the end of it, the … More Potty Time