This post contains affiliate links. arlsbad Caverns is high on my list of natural wonders of the world. Where else can you go down 700 feet into the earth and be transported into what seems another world? Moreover, it's a world you’ve only imagined...read more
oday I’m going to tell you how to make these super simple, super healthy, no-bake, coconut, apricot, gluten free granola bars. Is that enough of a description? The secret to these granola bars is that they don’t actually have any oatmeal. That’s...read more
How would you like to have a super easy activity for the kids on your next vacation? What about one that involves reflecting on their day and writing and drawing about their impressions and experiences? Look no further! I love this free Kids' Travel Journal printable,...read more
This post contains affiliate links. It's March so what do I think of? Ireland, green, March 17, St. Patrick's Day! Ireland. Such a powerful word filled with imagery, music, and memories. I love to travel, and Ireland is one of my favorite places in the world because...read more
This post contains affiliate links. Did you know that nearly 1 in 3 kids in the United States is overweight or obese? You may think, “Oh, that may be true but doesn’t apply to me. My kid’s fine.” It may be true your child is not obese, but what kinds of foods are...read more
We all love to eat, right? I probably do a little too much! Without a doubt eating out when traveling is one of my favorite parts of a vacation. We all need to make healthy food choices, but the occasional splurge can be considered a learning opportunity to promote...read more
This post contains affiliate links. Oh, how I love Rocky Mountain National Park! RMNP is one of my favorite places to go with kids, by myself, or with friends and family. There’s a power in the immensity and beauty of the mountains, the trees, the wildlife, and...read more
This page contains affiliate links. A couple of days ago the kids and I were over at my parents' house. I was struck by the fact my mother had the house decked out in Valentine decorations. There were Valentine candles, little statues, candy hearts in cute...read more
This post contains affiliate links. TIP #1: Provide healthy food choices at home, and involve your kids in food preparation. Get kids excited about learning nutrition. This is a win-win for kids and parents alike! How can you get kids to get excited to learn nutrition...read more
This post contains affiliate links. Why throw a giant party featuring The BFG by Roald Dahl? First of all, I have always loved to read and was indeed the kid who consistently kept her head in a book on the school bus and any other place we went. This love of reading...read more
Kid-Friendly Game Day Chocolate Smoothie It's that time of year again, and football is in the air! I will freely admit to you that I take much more interest in the event of having a Super Bowl party and the commercials than the actual game itself. If you're hosting...read more
This post contains affiliate links. The Best 2 Products to Combat Dry, Cracked Hands and Feet How many of you out there have resigned yourselves to the painful, dry, cracked hands and feet covered with bandaids all winter? Any mom with kids who is washing their hands...read more
Do you have some great passport tips? This past week I received two delightfully thick envelopes in the mail containing none other than fresh passports for my son and daughter. I don’t know about you, but when I hold that little blue passport book in my hand a thrill...read more
This post may contain affiliates. What winter activities do your kids enjoy? Kids are back in school, and what have we learned over winter break? My little ones love to be outside as much as possible, but sometimes freezing temperatures or other factors prevent...read more
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