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Hoppy Easter

It’s Easter week! Which means our week has been cut short for Easter festivities. Our snow has been falling then melting then falling then melting, so no idea if we’ll be hiding eggs in snowbanks! BUT however we celebrate we’ll

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Caterpillars 2 Eggs

It’s snowing again, but we’re excited …  When the snow melts it will help flowers grow and and spring will finally find Northern Michigan! Mi Families (“my families”) plans many outdoor activities during spring. When it’s too cold and wet however

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April Adventures

CLICK for larger images. It’s April! That means it’s autism awareness month. My kids and many kiddos I work with are on the autism spectrum. Autism means you interpret the world differently and learn differently about the world. One helpful

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Spring Break

We’re having a stay-cation for spring break.  We had a vacation planned, but our whole family got sick! So, we’re trying to use the time for spring cleaning and making new messes building stuff. I’m not sure if birds will

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Lucky Me

This week we finished up learning about the desert and talked about how the weather is changing … Soon it’ll be spring in Northern Michigan. Soon – first the snow has to melt! As I type this it’s snowing hard, because

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Desert Days

Although my yard is still covered in snow – the calendar says that spring is on the way – which means it’s time to start planning our spring and even summer programs! Mi Families (“my families”) facilitates programs for families

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Changes

We’re still in the first quarter of 2019, but it’s already been the year of changes for my family – and Mi Families. Mi Families (“my families”) continues to add new programs to our list for families and those who

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2 weeks of Valentines

2019 has so far been the year of sick days and snow days. Luckily most of Mi Families (and my-own-family’s) schedules are flexible. If it takes us a couple weeks to get through Valentine activities – it’s ok! It’s never

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Happy Healthy Hearts

Snowdays and sickdays continue to make scheduling things like this blog tricky.  Last weekend I was planning to write up an article while on vacation with my family – but snowstorms complicated our vacation schedule.  Also, a sick kiddo made

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Winter resources

Some differences are easy to spot – like black or white. Black or white, zebra or giraffe … Some things are are easy to teach. Some things in life aren’t easy, making the lessons hard. Some hard lessons are very important,

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