Category: Family

Dyslexia: When the signs are in front of you, read them!

For the last few years, we’ve had some nagging concerns about our oldest daughter, and how she is progressing at school. She’s really small for her age, can be very shy, and often disliked certain kinds of homework. I know these all seem like most normal things for an elementary aged child.…

Category: Travel

What to do in Branson, Missouri

Silver Dollar City in Branson

Recently, I was invited to Branson, Missouri to experience everything it offers. We were hosted by Stone Castle Hotel and Conference Center in the heart of Branson. Branson has always been interesting to me, since my mother was born in Kansas and my grandparents are from Arkansas and Missouri.…

Category: Gear

Our experience with a Toyota Highlander SUV

Toyota Highlander driver's side window

As our family keeps getting busier with sports, Girl Scouts, after-school activities, and playdates, and with friends and family coming to visit now and then, we’ve realized maybe it’s time to consider a third-row vehicle. While we’re looking for a third row, our garage ceiling and door height limits us to what kind of vehicle we can consider.…