Travel Tips for Busy Families

School is almost out for the summer!  Are you in need of some travel tips for busy families that can help make planning for your next trip easy peasy? Take a look around at the advice that I’ve found around the web.  Even if you’re just planning a staycation, read on for some cool ideas! […]

How to Get Your Students EXCITED About Homeschooling

It seems like all homeschool families have the the same dilemma: How do you get your students EXCITED about homeschooling?  Check out my tips and advice from our experiences homeschooling over the past 7 1/2 years. I recommend evaluating each student individually to come up with a game plan, so if you have multiple kids, […]

My Goals for 2017

I am not much into resolutions for the New Year.  I’m not great at long term planning, not because I’m a flake, but because I get so busy and distracted and life just changes!  I’m quick to adapt, and don’t mind. I want to share a few of my goals for 2017, and I’m love […]

Strider Balance Bikes Make Great Gifts (GIVEAWAY!!)

Getting outside and exercising are important to helping to keep kids healthy and active.  Thanks to Strider Balance Bikes, who sent us a bright green Strider 12 Sport, my toddler and preschooler are learning how to ride a balance bike and gain confidence on two wheels! At first glance, Strider Balance Bikes look like a […]

Exploring Hill Country in the 2016 Mazda CX-9

My family of 7 took the 2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature out for a review test drive for a week and really enjoyed it.  We all fit comfortably for a week “away from it all”, even with our assortment of car seats, booster seats, and belongings. While the rest of the country went back to school, my […]