Road Trip Dreaming…. A Visit to Philadelphia!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Visit Philadelphia. The opinions and text are all mine. Two summers ago I purchased these two books with the plan of reading them with my kids, and then taking them down to Philadelphia to see the sights firsthand. I wanted to take a ...

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how to pack your own first aid kit

How to Pack Your Own First Aid Kit!

During these summer months my family is always on the go. We venture out several times a week on family "field trips", we travel to visit family members, we go camping. And one of the things that I like to have with me in my car is a well-stocked first-aid kit. Because I firmly believe that having ...

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Why I Hate The Carnival…..

So last weekend, our local church conducted it's annual fundraising event by hosting the town carnival ...  and even if I could have gotten the kids to ignore the 450 carnival posters that were hung up around town, we had to drive past the darn thing on our way to and from school every day....   ...

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Out and About with the Kids…. Restaurants

I remember back when my three oldest sons were little (toddlers and babies really), Steve and I used to take them out to dinner with us and it didn't always go so well!  Many times Steve or I ended up leaving the restaurant with the misbehaving tyke(s) while the other parent stayed at the table, ...

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