Here are some super simple ideas for the days that your kids are close to saying, or already saying, “I’m Bored”. Keep this handy and let your kids choose the one that makes them smile! Have another idea? Send it over, we’d love to add to ours.
This is a really neat app, RescueTime, it is free with a paid version as well.
It allows you to set goals to help keep you on track. You can see how much time is spent on your computer. You can also set an alarm to tell you when you spent more than 2 hours on Facebook.
10 Summers in Richmond, that is how many we have been here and every one of those Summers we have had a visit to Kingsmill. This is my first time writing about it and sharing a little about this family-friendly resort. I think the ability to be an hour from home and having so many of the comforts of home, give this an added perk for traveling with a child that has special needs.
Day trips are fun and a must for many of us during the Summer. But, for the days we want to stay close to home or maybe only have a few hours to spend, we need ideas of things to do in our town. And, the list is long. I have come up with a small list here of some of our favorites. If you have one that isn’t here, please share!
As if we need another reason to go to Target!
The group that deserves as many perks as we can find- teachers! Target is offering a nationwide 15-percent discount from July 13 to July 20 on all school supplies, men’s and women’s clothing and additional items.
I am going to share a few of my favorite things each month, they may or may not be special needs related. I will only share things I love, things that make may make me laugh, maybe help me try to relax or something for someone in our family.
- Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.
- Fun Brain Pre-K through 8, offers hundreds of free interactive games, books, videos, and printables that help kids develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving, and literacy.
I have 2 suggestions this month. The first is not related to anything special needs related. It was one of my 2019 goals to do more personal escape reading. Just to get away. I am off to a decent start and in love, with the book, I am reading now.
Northstar Academy has summer courses to meet your child’s individual needs and your family’s schedule. We promote educational excellence, including basic core class reinforcement, social skills, and specialized reading and math instruction.