With two boys, I hear a lot about good guys and bad guys. As the self-proclaimed “good guys”, my boys have a deep inner need to protect. The stories are always about how they will save and how they will fight to the death if needed to defeat the bad guys, whose doom almost always culminates in a ceremonial toss… View Post
When we planned our family getaway to Washington DC, we knew we needed a place to stay that was centrally located, safe and convenient for families. So, when I learned about all of the family-friendly amenities available at Embassy Suites when I was at the Mom 2.0 conference earlier this year, the Embassy Suites Convention Center was first on my… View Post
I’ve been wanting to share more about our trip to Washington DC every day since we got home, yet life got in the way over and over again. So, today I’m excited to share a little bit more about our trip. Or I should say, how it all began…I’ve narrowed my thoughts down to 3 reasons why I think train travel with… View Post
Ever since I found out my husband, who served in the Army on 3 different continents, had never been to Washington DC, I’ve wanted to plan a trip. It’s less than a 6-hour drive from Raleigh, and for years, we talked about taking a weekend without the kids to head north. As the years went by and the kids got… View Post
5 time-management tips for how to work from home and keep your sanity this summer and maybe even have a little fun along the way.
I love to eat food and cook food and buy food. But what I don’t always love to do is create a recipe. What I need are great hassle-free meals to rely on.
Did you know that sharks have eight senses or that astronauts can’t whistle on the moon? How about the fact that butterflies taste with their feet? All true! I’m loving the new Crazy8 “Weird But True” line of National Geographic T-Shirts printed with fun and crazy facts and I’m excited to give you a chance to grab a couple shirts for free!
Take the Summer Sleep Challenge to improve your sleep habits and be more productive. My response to The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington.
One of my favorite things about weekend mornings is the fact that the boys get up and eat breakfast and then watch tv together. Now that we have ditched cable for Roku, it’s really easy for them to turn on the tv and start a show on Netflix Kids while mom and dad get to stay in bed for a… View Post
It’s the end of an era. As of yesterday, we no longer have any children in preschool. Today, Oscar finished first grade and in just 8 short weeks, we’ll be the proud parents of a kindergartener and a second-grader. Here’s the part where I am supposed to be sad. But you know what? I’m not. Not even a little bit…. View Post