Tag Archives: wisdom

Passing on a Legacy (Corona Beach Part 2)

5 Sep

What we gained from our elders

What we leave to our children

 
fisherman with amazing views

Embracing his legacy

 
As we completed our trip in Corona Beach and made a last stop to eat, I looked at my husband’s watery eyes as he simply uttered the words, “I miss him so much.” He was referring to his grandfather, “Tata”. All I could do was hug him and say, “You did it, just like you said you always wanted to…you brought your own kids to Corona Beach. You are carrying on his legacy.”
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Lessons learned at Lo Jolla Tide Pools (part 2)

8 Aug

My son hates the beach!

Helping our kids experience new things

little boy upset

"I want to go home!"

 
As a mom I always struggle with how much to push my kids to try new things, especially when they claim to “hate it” and cry at the site of it. Do I let them keep hating something so wonderful as a park or beach? Or do I try to give them a better experience of it until they appreciate it? Well here is something else Rockford and I learned at the tide pools.

Lessons learned at Lo Jolla Tide Pools (part1)

4 Aug

This is how he learned

This is what I learned

little boy on beach sand

Curiosity starts early

 
Looking back at all the pictures I had taken at the La Jolla tide pools I couldn’t help but think of all the lessons learned on this simple trip to the beach. I had to break it down to three posts. I hope you can appreciate these learning moments with me.

My very own hungry caterpillar…not really

23 May

Rockford Goes Green

A Lousy leaf eater

 

Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar

It's not easy being green

A couple of months ago when my son was obsessed with Eric Carle’s book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar“, he decided to act out his inner caterpillar during our family outing…not very clever.

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