The holiday season is known as the busiest travel time of the year. As exciting as it can be to see family and loved ones for the holidays, the journey to the destination can be a bit of a challenge with children. Kids’ travel games are a great way to keep your children entertained and… Read More 12 Fun Travel Games for Your Restless Backseat Drivers
Whether you are young or seasoned in life 😉, hanging out at the public library can be a magical experience. I have always been a lover of bookstores and libraries. I could get lost in a place filled with books so whenever I take my kids to the library, it is a fun treat for… Read More A Library is a Magical Place
Hi, friends! In today’s post, I am sharing 10 DIY Halloween makeup ideas to help you with your Halloween costume planning! These Halloween makeup looks are perfect for if you need a last-minute costume idea or if you just want a simple Halloween face painting. When we took the kids to a trunk or treat… Read More 10 FUN DIY Halloween Makeup Ideas
Happy Friday! In today’s post, I’m sharing a family fall bucket list I created for my family. I’ve also created a printable of our fall family bucket list. If you click HERE, then you can go straight to the fall bucket list section of this post. How has your fall season been going so far?… Read More Family Fall Bucket List Featuring 28 Days of Fall Activities
Happy Monday! How was your weekend? We had a fun weekend at our first Halloween event of the season! My friend Tiffany invited us to go to a Metro Detroit trunk or treat event at her church in Auburn Hills, Michigan. On today’s post, I’m sharing photos of our time at the trick or treat… Read More Our First Halloween Event of the Season
Do you have an anniversary tradition you like to keep with your spouse or partner? Travis and I celebrated our wedding anniversary August 3, and I completely forgot to share this memory with you guys a few weeks ago. Every year, Travis and I like to celebrate our marriage with a special date for just… Read More A Sweet Wedding Anniversary Tradition
Click here to jump to the list of 10 Nature Walk Activities for Kids! How was your weekend? We ended up staying home for most of the weekend. I had planned on attending a couple of events in Detroit, but I wasn’t feeling very well. I am transitioning off of my anxiety/depression medications, and over… Read More Mosquitoes and Wild Purple Flowers (An Evening Nature Walk)
Happy Easter, friends! I hope you had a blessed Easter holiday. We spent our Easter weekend doing a little shopping and enjoying time together as a family. I’m so proud of myself because this Easter I had the kids’ baskets ready ahead of time. I didn’t wait until the last minute to buy Easter goodies… Read More How was your Easter Holiday?
Have you ever read the labels of fruit juice or pop bottles? The amount of sugar these drinks contain are astounding. Sure they taste pretty good, but the truth is the high amount of sugar is not good for our teeth. According to the Michigan Dental Association, the high-fructose corn syrup found in sugary drinks… Read More 6 Dentist-Approved Tips to Keep Your Teeth Cavity-free
A few weeks ago, my three-year-old son Zechariah did the sweetest thing for me: he said “I love you” without any prompting. I was working on something in my bedroom and Zechariah came bouncing in the room. He walked up to me and said, “Hi, Mommy.” “Hey, Zechariah!” I exclaimed happy to see him. He… Read More When Did Your Child First Say ‘I Love you’?
Art is a big deal at our house. Not only do we learn about art for our homeschool, but we also like to visit art festivals and art galleries in the city. In Detroit, there are many art festivals going on in the summer. It’s a perfect way for the kids to see art up… Read More 5 Fun Ways to Hang Kid Art
Today’s post features eight helpful candid photography tips for capturing special moments with your family. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here. I realized something the other day: I haven’t really used my camera to take candid pictures of the kids and our family outings. I’ve been using my smartphone… Read More I Promise to Take My Camera Wherever I Go
Summer is finally here and the kids are ready to have some fun in the sun. Before you hit the pool and water parks, first learn essential summer safety tips to help keep you and the kids cool this summer! Happy Summer! Are you excited it’s officially the summer season? The kids and I… Read More 8 Summer Safety Tips to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer (Psst! They’re Nurse-Recommended!)
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. This post is sponsored by Huggies. All opinions are mine alone. #HuggiesHelps #Hugs4Huggies #DiaperNeed #CollectiveBias It’s so hard to believe that Zephaniah is five-months-old now. My how fast time flies! The other day I was looking at his newborn photos and I was amazed… Read More Zephaniah’s NICU Experience
Happy Monday! Today on the blog, I’m sharing a few photos from our visit to a Metro Detroit pumpkin patch. It was a mini pumpkin patch so the kids weren’t able to run around and play. We still enjoyed looking around at the pumpkins and picking out a few pumpkins for our home. Now, it’s… Read More How was your weekend?
Hi, friends! Today on the blog I am sharing a few newborn family pictures of my newborn baby Zephaniah, who was born last month! I know I’m a little late posting his birth announcement, but life has been really busy. If you’re a parent, then you know how crazy life can get with a newborn. It’s… Read More Meet My Baby Zephaniah!
Happy 4th of July! Your kids will love this 4th of July craft idea: light painting with sparklers. All you’ll need is a camera, tripod, flashlight, and sparklers. Keep reading to learn how to create this fun, patriotic craft! My kids LOVE the 4th of July! They love going to carnivals, splashing at the waterpark,… Read More 4th of July Family Craft: Light Painting with Sparklers