“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” -Kay Redfield Jamison.

Can you kiss the what??

The sun finally peaked out, illuminating the once gloomy backyard and as soon as my kids got a glimpse of its radiance, they wanted to go outside. I was adamant as they had already gotten ready for the day and the previous days rain had left behind dirt and puddles and the things that can…