Parenting is definitely an endurance sport. There’s lots of running, jumping, bending, and plenty of sweat and tears. But never has it seemed like so much of a marathon as the time I spent 9 hours sitting in the...
I love to travel.  It can be a weekend road trip or an elaborate two week vacation planned months in advance.  The anticipation, the excitement and time away is a total escape from everyday reality.  Relaxing with my husband...
Our recently expanded household crossed a major threshold this past month. I am not talking about the baby’s first steps, first words or first ER trip (which happened as well). Nope, I’m referring to mommy’s first overnight business trip,...
I have heard the same questions over and over again: "You're going to Disney again?" or "Isn't Disney for kids?" or "Wow, you are still into Disney?" Yes, I am an adult that loves Disney, and I don't care who...

Mom On The Road

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Since having children, work travel has become somewhat of a different beast than it has been in the past for me. I mean, work travel has always been taxing, but add the element of Mommin’ in there, and things...
We recently made the trek to Disney World with our almost 4-year-old and 18-month-old daughters. Some may call it the Happiest Place on Earth, but I'm going to be totally honest and say I disagree. I realize the age...
Traveling with littles can be stressful for a lot of reasons, but keeping them occupied can help minimize some of the chaos. I’m all for electronic entertainment for the sanity of everyone involved, but batteries only last so long,...
Before my daughter was born, my husband and I made a pact to spend the following spring on a big trip with her. When we booked our Iceland and Italy trip with an eight-month-old, I thought we’d lost our...
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” –Saint Augustine Our son has taken 18 flights in 21 months. Are we crazy? Maybe. (Are we lucky? Definitely. I can't write any further without...

Minivan Mama For Life!

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5 Reasons a Minivan is the Right Choice for Your Family The love of my life. My heart beats for you. My soulmate. My everything. You are every bit of perfect as I imagined. I don’t know how I survived...
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16 Holiday Children’s Books to Enjoy with Your Family

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Is there even a better time than the holidays to snuggle up and read a book by the fire? Our family is big on...

Guide to Local Tree Farms