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Why Grandma Time Can Be Good For Your Kids and Mom

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This CBS Sunday Morning story on grandparents spending more time with their grandchildren made me smile. In our family we have Grandma Camp. Grandma Camp is this beautiful place where my rules for the girls mean nothing. Eat all your dinner before you get dessert? Nope, not at Grandma Camp. Normal bedtime? Of course not. […]

Travel Packing List Kids Can Use

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Packing for my elementary-aged girls has gotten so much easier since I’ve given the bulk of the responsibility to them. They love packing because they get to choose which outfits they take on vacation, and I love it because it saves me time AND I don’t have to worry about their opinions on what I […]

Jacky HaHa Kids Book Club

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Planning Guide with Snack Ideas and Fun Activities for Kids/Tween Book Club Disclaimer: I received free advance copies of the book, along with a discussion guide and bookmarks. As usual, all opinions here are mine. I value your readership, and would not jeopardize our relationship by posting something I didn’t believe. I had no idea […]

3 Day Family Trip to San Diego

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Our 3-day family trip to San Diego, California was just the right amount of time to enjoy the sun, sights and food. It was also enough to whet my appetite for another trip in the future, :-). Here are the details of my family trip, to make your planning a little easier. We took an […]

Valentine’s Day Game for Kids, Free Printable Board Game

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Valentine’s Day Board Game For Kids – Free Printable! Here is a Valentine’s Day game for kids I created as an interactive activity for our upcoming Valentine’s Day family party. It’s a board game that can be printed at home, and it includes activity cards to add even more fun. Download the three-page free printable for your […]

2016 American Girl Doll of The Year Giveaway!

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Win Lea Clark, American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year When American Girl announced Lea Clark as the 2016 Girl of the Year, my daughters were so excited. She’s a fabulous girl that loves animals, travel and adventure. Her story starts with a family trip to Brazil, which is the backdrop for many of her accessories. I wouldn’t mind having […]

GoldieBlox For Girls Are Great STEM Toys

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Gift Idea for Creative Girls (and all girls are creative!) GoldieBlox has a great mission – to inspire a future generation of female engineers. After reviewing their site, learning about the characters and seeing the toy sets offered, I decided to gift my girls the GoldieBlox and the Builder’s Survival Kit. They are in elementary school, and […]

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