Tips for Traveling on a Budget as a Family

By | 2017-06-15T09:25:27+00:00 June 14th, 2017|family, travel|

One of my favorite things to do is to travel and explore new cities and areas. Our traveling has definitely changed a lot in the last decade with the addition of two kiddos, but we've managed to still get out and build new memories with our family despite it being a whole lot more work [...]

7 Ideas To Help Your Toddler Eat Healthier

By | 2017-07-18T20:24:17+00:00 May 31st, 2017|family, food, health|

What is it with toddlers and their always changing preferences? One week my daughter will eat any and every single thing in sight, the next week she's insistent upon a diet of chicken nuggets and cheese or refuses to eat anything at all. While I try not to stress about it too much, I still work [...]

Dear Daughter, Always Remember…

By | 2017-05-15T08:04:39+00:00 May 12th, 2017|family|

Do you feel that? There is a major shift thats occurring worldwide (yes, worldwide) when it comes to being a women and it's overwhelming powerful and empowering.  It's no surprise to those that know me well that I lean quite heavily to the left and that the title "feminist" is one that I proudly hold [...]

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Learn to Swim Day with Your Family

By | 2017-05-16T22:00:49+00:00 May 9th, 2017|family, health, Uncategorized|

I feel like I'm a pretty laid-back, non-helicopter parent, but there are a few things that do terrify me as a parent to young children. Those two things are choking and drowning. Did you know that drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages one to 14? Nerve-wracking, right? With summer [...]

Five Perks of Having Routines for Children

By | 2017-05-15T08:07:25+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|family|

I've found that one of the largest factors to having a smooth, some-what less chaotic day with my children is sticking to a routine. Please note that I said routine, not schedule. A routine allows us to have some flexibility, without the rigidity of a schedule (more about the sequence of events, opposed to time). [...]

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