Family of Three

One of the biggest drawbacks of having a creative mind is my Adult ADD. Mine was acting up big time as I watched the family in front of me in church. I tried focusing on the readings and prayers but my eyes kept drifting to the couple in front of me and their baby girl….

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All Aboard

Trains were invented to transport things and a couple of weekends ago a number of trains transported my wife and I back in time. The trains were part of the miniature train sets that are displayed at Union Station in Kansas City each December. The train sets were fabulous and they took my wife and…

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5 Tips for Enjoying Halloween with Sensory Challenges

While many children enjoy Halloween traditions of trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, and interaction with costume-clad “ghouls and goblins,” children affected by a sensory processing disorder may interpret and react differently to these holiday activities.     “Children with sensory processing challenges may become overwhelmed with the wide array of sounds, sights and textures at Halloween time,”…

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Discover the fun at Wegerzyn Gardens

If your kids love to explore, and I don’t know a kid doesn’t, you’ve got to check out the Wegerzyn Garden at MetroPark in Dayton. Bring the swimsuits and pack a picnic. I can’t think of a more appropriate name for this natural playground set right in the beautifully landscaped MetroPark. All ages will have fun discovering the…

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