Posts filed under: Family

A topic that comes up in our home quite often is the question of allowance.  While it does make sense for many kids to get an allowance from their parents, there are also negatives too. It helps children to learn...
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My husband’s birthday always falls just days before or after Father’s Day.  This year, for his 45th birthday, I wanted to do something extra special for the greatest man in the world.  So, we planned the biggest surprise we could...
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Toilet paper.  It’s one of those things that we have to buy. There are different brands, different textures, different lengths and different thicknesses.  As a family, we’ve probably tried them all and we go through much more than I could...
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While there are an infinite number of reasons why I love my husband, I wanted to honor him this Father’s Day and for his 45th birthday by sharing the 45 reasons why I’m the luckiest girl on earth. Here are...
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My Nana’s bedroom was the 2nd door on the right in a hallway that resembled a bowling alley.  It was one of the smaller rooms and was just large enough to hold a twin sized bed, 2 dressers, a nightstand...
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Nine already. I wonder where the time went.  It was just yesterday that we found out we were expecting you.  Your Dad and I couldn’t have been happier.  From the moment we saw you, we loved you so much. You’ve...
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We partnered with Hefty® to celebrate strong Moms, in honor of Mother’s Day! Here is a little bit about the lady who taught me that no matter how uncertain life can be, our strength and love will get us through anything....
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2 adults, 3 kids, 17 hours and 22 minutes in the car, 1,227 miles, 6 bathroom stops, way too many “are we there yet”s and 1 felon in the backseat.  Our first official family road trip came to an end...
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If there’s one thing I can count on, it’s my kids to make a mess.  A big mess.  Give them one toy and 5 minutes alone and they can leave the house looking like a tornado just swept through.  It’s...
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We had just successfully thrown our Nana the best surprise 90th birthday party ever.  Her friends and family gathered from all over to celebrate her vivacious spirit and loving personality.  Since she always spoke about going to Hawaii but wasn’t...
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