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On the outside I’m a hippie freakshow, on the inside…About Jen Kehl

Living Outside the Box You may think I’m a contradiction. I listen to the Grateful Dead, I buy only organic when I can, I vote conservative. I don’t wear makeup, I buy expensive shampoo, I owned a Bugaboo and I buy most of my clothes at Target. I read my bible everyday, old and new […]

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8 Years Ago Today

Blistering heat. Like nothing. Not like back when I lived in the armpit desert that was Mesa, Arizona. This is oppressive, heavy, impossible to move. This is Plano, Texas. Unpacking a car full of too much. Too many diapers, too many onesies, too much baby stuff. But how could I know? In two days our […]

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No Angst or Venom here

I’m afraid I don’t have enough Venom or Angst to be a good blogger.  I am afraid I am too content.  Is my life perfect? NOT.  Am I always happy? Not Quite.  I am medicated. YAY! My husband has serious ADD. BOO!!!!  My son has sensory processing disorder and wackoness.  Love it.  But no Angst […]

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The Competition is on! Bobbing for Apples

We had the best Halloween party ever over the weekend.  My friends said it was like a Pinterest Halloween party.  That made me smile.  I like Pinterest, but I’m not an addict 🙂  We had a lot of fun……But without further ado, I want to show you the piece de resistance; The stars starting slow […]

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Please don’t forget, your children are Extraordinary!

I just want you to know that your kids are awesome.  They are the most well-behaved, kind kids.  They were helpful and fun!  I enjoy every minute I spend with them.  So just remember that when you are frustrated.  They are perfect. I wrote that note to a girlfriend this morning.  I started to cry […]