Showing posts from March, 2016

When there's no such thing as too much TV. Why I love preschool programming.

In support of National Jump in #MuddyPuddlesDay, published another blog post I wrote about Ty.  Please read and share on this very special day. I was waiting for this day to announce some incredible news about our partnership with Peppa Pig! Peppa is a beloved animated character who loved to jump in muddy puddles as much as Ty, and she was one of his absolute favorites.  I believe Ty had everything to do with her finding us, and choosing to support the Muddy Puddles Project.  It's all just so incredible. Please read and share the post below.  Let your kids jump in puddles today.  Post your photos with the hashtag #MuddyPuddlesDay.  I can't find the words to express how grateful I am for this day.

The Inappropriate Show

Gavin is growing up so fast.   I love to listen to his conversations with his little friends.   He is almost seven now, and the things that he talks about keeps me smiling all day.   He is growing into such a fun little person, but this is no surprise.   Who he is, everything about my Gavin, has been evident since he was just a baby.   His big goofy grin, his preference to laugh and tell jokes over anything serious, and his extreme sensitivity that causes him to cry so easily, these tendencies have always been there.   There are so many things about the person he is that he will carry into the person he becomes.   So much of Lou and I whether we like it or not.   Like Nana says, “you don’t plant potatoes and get tomatoes.” He is still a complete wacko and he has a sick little sense of humor.   In fact, let me tell you about “The Inappropriate Show” that he made up with his best friend.   When they get together, they make up grotesque episodes of their imaginary TV show that ar