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Adventures

Several days ago, I received news that left me discouraged and sad. I had been working towards an opportunity I was super excited about. I had had three interviews and they each had gone so well, it never occurred to me I wouldn't get the...

I LOVE, LOVE the arrival of a new season. Each season, I make a "bucket list" (I use this term a lot, if you remember our Chicago trip). It's an exciting way for me to make sure our family really embraces the season we are...

I can hardly believe it, but TWO weeks ago (it feels like yesterday!!), my husband and I took a long weekend away. Just the two of us for the first time since I was pregnant with our oldest. That was 6 years ago! It was...

My oldest is almost 6 years old. This past weekend, for the first time, ever, I slipped away this weekend for a retreat with several women from my Mom's group. Aside from it being significant as the first time (the first in 6 years), it...

My son started kindergarten several weeks ago. It's been an adjustment. My kids act like a unit; our family's version of the "three musketeers". They are always together, and always playing with each other. Starting school has forced my younger two to become best friends....

I recently had the supreme honor of being a guest on the podcast, What Should I Read Next? This podcast by Anne Bogel (of Modern Mrs. Darcy fame) helps readers select what their next read should be. As Anne says in the intro, this isn't...

Several weeks ago, I asked my kids, "If you could ask an Olympic Athlete anything, what would you ask?" We created a list of questions and then we began to seek out Olympians. In our family, Olympians are heroes. They are role models; my kids...

It's no surprise, that around here, we LOVE the Olympic Games (you can read about our 2016 Summer Olympic Games fun here). Our entire family gets SUPER into it. It's been almost a entire year since the 2016 Summer Games, and my kids, who are...

As an avid book enthusiast and a parent focused on raising readers, I loved strolling through the parks at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida and seeing the nods to classic books. If you want to read about how we prepared for our trip, check...

Last week, we had the privilege of going to Walt Disney World because of the kindness of Walt Disney World. We were given two adult park-hopper tickets by Walt Disney World. We did purchase our kids’ park hopper tickets. We LOVED spending our day at Walt Disney...