Book Review: Strong and Kind by Korie Roberston

I received a copy of this book for the purpose of review. This post contains an affiliate link. See my disclosure policy for more details. There are a lot of parenting books out there. Many are good and some are not. Strong and Kind: And Other Important Character Traits Your Child Needs to Succeed by Korie Robertson […]

March 2016 Highlights

March is winding down and I have no shortage of highlights to share. This month has been fun and crazy and a little stressful. It wasn’t all highlights as we spent a good part of Easter weekend dealing with a septic back up that flooded our bathroom, closet, and part of our bedroom. All the […]

Fun Family Activities To Help You Avoid Cabin Fever This Winter

I’m not a cold weather person. If possible, I would hibernate all winter long. That’s not very realistic though so I’ve learned that you have to make the most of it. If you have kids, especially little ones, things can get a bit hairy and cabin fever can set in if you limit activities due to the […]

January 2016 Highlights

We are wrapping up January. Did it really just go by that fast? Apparently so. We had a couple of fun highlights this month. We celebrated my husband’s birthday and were treated to some really lovely weather that allowed us to enjoy some time at the beach. I didn’t do a particularly great job of […]

October Highlights – 2015

We’re already a few days into November and I’m finally getting around to sharing my October highlights. October is our extra busy month with lots of school activities going on, especially band. I am definitely feeling less burned out than I was at the beginning of October. The new blogging schedule I tried didn’t really work […]

My July Highlights – 2015

 This post contains an affiliate link. See my disclosure policy for more details. July is wrapping up and it’s been a pretty good month. We’ve gotten more settled in our home. We’ve shopped for furniture. We’ve visited family. We’ve driven our oldest back and forth to school for band more times than I can count. […]

Simple and Meaningful Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Family

I love Valentine’s Day. It is one of my favorite celebrations of the year. In our house, it’s not all about romantic love. We tend to focus on it being a day to celebrate our love as a family. Over the years, we’ve established traditions that we look forward to as a family. My teenager […]