A Mother’s Testimonial

My daughter had a very hard couple of years and became withdrawn and very sad. Having trouble adjusting to a big move , she felt like an outsider at school, her self esteem was fragile. Enter Fidgets2Widgets! Fast forward and I see the girl she's supposed to be! She is completely engaged and even seems … Continue reading A Mother’s Testimonial

Help! My kid knows more than I do and I’m scared…

It's much more common than you think. You are not alone. Parents everywhere are struggling to keep up with their children in math, science and the digital arts. This may be the first generation where parents don't know better or more. How could we possibly know more when everything is moving so quickly? Learning is now an … Continue reading Help! My kid knows more than I do and I’m scared…

Winds of Change

Change is hard.  My family and I just finished moving into a new home and even though this home is great and exactly what we have been looking for, it’s been stressful.  Even positive changes produce stress.  Each of us has our own unique way of dealing with life’s unexpected challenges.  One family member withdraws … Continue reading Winds of Change

Tired of Arguing—Winds of Change

My youngest son is growing up.  From the braces on his teeth, to the bangs that hang in his eyes, to the tight leg jeans with the little “sag” in the tush, it is obvious to me that my little boy is gone.  He has been replaced by a cool and nonchalant almost13 year-old, who … Continue reading Tired of Arguing—Winds of Change

Rites of Passage

My twelve-year old son visited the orthodontist this week and now has a full set of braces.  My heart jumps every time I see his metal smile, for it seems my little boy is disappearing.  I didn't realize what an affect this metal hardware would have on me.  I had no idea that a dental … Continue reading Rites of Passage