A Game of Go Fish

A deck of cards in this house goes a long way, even the four year old can enjoy a good card game. One week my six year old was being left out as the ten and four year old were playing with their blanket fort in the bedroom and my six year old just wanted to play ninjas or something physical like that. Since he was so super bummed that no one would play with him, I pulled out the deck of cards ventured downstairs so we were near the other two kids and we played a good game of […]

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It’s More than 52 Cards, It’s a Conversation

One day I woke up and my first born was nearing that age of adolescence. No longer was she that sweet little angel of a girl I knew at age 2, she was nearing 10 years old and for the past four years I had noticed changes in her. I knew that she would be starting her hormone changes earlier than I did and that scared me, in more ways than one. Having been very close as mother and daughter, I trusted that my daughter would come to me with anything that she had on her mind. Being that I […]

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I Miss Card Games Before Bed Without Mood Switches

I have always been big on everyone sitting down to dinner together, it gives us time to discuss our days and really learn to communicate as a family but what do I do during bedtime routine when J is putting K down to sleep? Well that’s easy, Ki, Aj and I get together to play a game of cards. Recently we learned how to play Crazy Eights instead of our normal card games. For some reason, a card game has become one of the few things that Aj can play with us all that doesn’t send him into a throw […]

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