Many people believe there isn’t much to see or do in Ohio and that it’s a pretty boring state to spend your leisure time. Atticus and I would disagree. From the gravity of historical sites like the William Howard Taft home in Cincinnati, to the frivolity of the Christmas Story House in Cleveland, Ohio is … Continue reading We Promise, Santa is Really Nice
Atticus has always loved to travel, so we try to take several day trips every year. Three years ago (pictured right), we traveled to the Air Force Museum. Unfortunately, the day was a mixed bag of emotions for my little seven year old – complete with a meltdown mid-way through the day. Fall break began … Continue reading Second Chances
Atticus and I planned a trip to COSI. I wanted him to experience the planetarium for the first time. He wanted to go because he thought there might be a wind tunnel. I told him COSI doesn’t have wind tunnels, and he’ll just have to wait until he gets to Virginia Tech to live out … Continue reading Wind Machines and Dippin’ Dots
Oxford dictionary defines training wheels as “a pair of small supporting wheels fitted on either side of the rear wheel of a child's bicycle.” Atticus has required a significant amount of support in many areas of life – and learning to ride a bike wasn’t an exception. I bought him a bike for his third … Continue reading Who Needs Training Wheels?