I wanted to start by sharing that I used to absolutely hate reading. The only reading since I graduated high school were my had-to-read college textbooks and a pregnancy book when I was pregnant with Cambri. I was inspired when talking to my friend, Maria (@MillenialFashionista). Our talks are in part what inspired my online… Continue reading Balanced and Barefoot Book Review
If you have not been on YouTube lately, you might have missed the multiple "Yes Challenge" videos. My kids are obsessed, and after a week of a new bedtime routine and good behavior, we decided to partake. This day and age, it is especially important to make positive family memories with your kids, but we… Continue reading Making Memories: The YES Challenge
A sock full of goodies?! Stockings were by far my favorite part of Christmas as a kid, and as an adult I might go a little overboard for my own. Just like my mom, I mean Santa, did, we ditch the stocking all together and just stuff a bag full of all these fun trinkets.… Continue reading 50 Stocking Stuffers Your Kids Will Freak Out Over!
Before we got married, Matt and I both agreed we wanted three kids. When we got married, we were "surprised" when our natural family planning recommended by the Catholic Church didn't work. We had dated long distance for three years and were finally living together, getting to know each other on a whole different level… Continue reading A Very Special Announcement From Our Family
I recently came across an article that recommends 4-6 hours of unrestricted outdoor play for kids. While we already make outdoor time a priority in our house, I had no idea of the physical evidence behind the simple act. I started reading "Balanced and Barefoot" by Angela J. Hanscom and found myself with a wealth… Continue reading 51 Outdoor Activities for Your Toddler in Hampton Roads
Two weeks ago we spent a lovely weekend in Washington, D.C. Matt and I both agreed that the city life is not for us: too many people in your space, too fast paced, people that don't even look up from their cell phones, cars honking at everything, bad attitudes, and OMG the traffic! The weekend… Continue reading We Escaped “Something In The Water” Festival: Our Family Camping Trip to Pettigrew State Park
Here we go on our continual quest to learn about the world! This has been one of my favorite subjects to teach, mostly because I am learning so much about culture right along with my kids. Africa was where humanity all began, and so it was the next stop on our "tour." I learned about… Continue reading Africa Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables