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Tips and advice for raising girls. Posts written by mom of girls.

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 […]

My 2016 Mom Resolution

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Happy New Year! Every once in a while I’ll post in Today’s Parenting Team community. This time they were interested in Mom Resolutions. Here’s a link to my 2016 Mom Resolution post over there. Enjoy (there’s a video!) and here’s wishing you a FABULOUS 2016!   Love, Towanda

American Girl Inspired Party Invitations

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American Girl-Inspired Invitations That You Can DIY My tween LOVES everything American Girl, and this year she wanted an American Girl-inspired birthday celebration. Here are the invitations we created with just a few craft supplies. We picked up all of the supplies at Michaels (except the Avery labels), but I’m sure you can find something […]

Teaching Kids To Give Back During The Holidays

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Volunteering and giving back during the holiday season is a great way to teach our children the true meaning of the holiday season. When my girls were younger (toddlers and preschool age) we were limited in the types of volunteering they could do, so we started an annual tradition of buying toys to donate. It […]

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