Monthly Archives: November 2009


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“We should regularly review our family income, savings, and spending plan in family council meetings. This will teach our children to recognize the difference between wants and needs and to plan ahead for meaningful use of family resources.” Robert D. Hales “Credit is a system whereby a person who can’t pay gets another person whocan’t pay to guarantee that he can pay.” Charles Dickens

Manic Monday




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So if you’ve ever gone crazy like me (not likely, really) and ground more bread crumbs than you’re going to need for a LONG time, here’s a quick, easy, tasty way to use them up! Bread crumb cookies are fun, easy to make, and yummy to eat! My daughter says they are cookies with a brownie taste. I got the original recipe from The Tightwad Gazette, but I did make a few variations of my own based on my preference. […]

Bread Crumb Cookies





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As many of you know, my son has been diagnosed with PDD, which is on the Autism Spectrum. Along with this diagnosis comes a lot of issues…digestive troubles, social development, communication challenges, sensory processing disorder, and more. For the sensory processing issues, we’ve been encouraged to create a playground environment for my son, or to enroll him in sensory integration. It’s crucial for him to jump often, to swing, to climb, and other things to help him deal with his […]

Sensory Integration Ideas