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There are many playgroups on the Mommy Nest calendar every month.  Among the many reasons moms join the Mommy Nest is to encourage their children to socialize and to have other children to play with.  Did you know that children have to learn how to play together?  These days, there are 4 recognized stages of play that every child goes through, and sometimes they will move around between stages, depending on how well they know their playmates and the environment. So… what are they? Solitary play.  Infants spend a lot of their time in solitary play.  “Hey! When I kick my...
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Derby Dinner Playhouse - Dixie Swim Club
Last night I had the pleasure of attending the opening night performance of Dixie Swim Club at Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville, IN. For several hours I was whisked away with what felt like my very own group of good friends to glance inside what it is truly like to have a sisterly bond with other women. I must say that because I personally know and have worked with two of the fine ladies in the cast of Dixie Swim Club, it can be difficult for me to not see “them.” But, both Rita Thomas and Janet Essenpreis had me convinced...
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