Summer camp programs for high school and middle school students are typically hosted at schools, campgrounds, etc. Did you know some Fortune 100 companies host students at their offices during the summer? Yes, students don’t have to wait for a college internship to experience life in Corporate America. Here are a few options. Apple Engineering […]
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Where We Stayed in St. Thomas For our family vacation to St. Thomas I decided on a vacation rental over a hotel. Hotel rooms can be nice, but there was no way a hotel could compare to 5 bedrooms, 6 baths and a large, comfortable, common living area. After doing lots of research online, and […]
This year my daughter requested an emoji-themed arts and crafts birthday party. Yes, you read that correctly. My first thought was to make it a jewelry making party, but she wanted to invite boys and girls, so I changed it to a pottery painting party. The kids had a great time! For starters I scheduled […]
Today I was browsing through my phone photos and found these shots of my daughter. They made me smile for a couple of reasons. First, I didn’t take these photos, her older sister did. We were home one Sunday and they decided to do a photo shoot. And instead of using our camera they wanted […]
When my girls were younger we made shopping for toys to donate a holiday tradition. Now that they’re a little older, I’m brainstorming ways to up their volunteerism/charitable giving. But here’s my struggle. I want them to understand the importance of giving, but I don’t want them to feel sympathy for the people they’re helping. I want them […]
Here are five gift ideas for girls that are timeless, classic and that she will love from childhood through adulthood. Pearls can be worn at any age, especially earrings. Dainty earrings on a child will translate to classic on an adult. This is one thing I suggest buying in person. Because the grading of pearls (AAA, […]
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