Tag: family

Family Bike Riding: Part 2-Planning a Ride

In Part 1 (click here for that post), I shared the basics for what you need to begin family bike riding with little ones. Now I’ll focus on how I plan a family bike riding trip. This includes figuring out where we will go, what we are going to need, and other things to consider. My disclaimer: I have only… Read more →

New Year’s Resolutions 2016

Every year, I pick 10 resolutions to work towards. I usually meet some of them, and some I halfway meet, and some I really don’t make progress on at all. Read more →

Break Time

Holiday season is officially upon us. The turkey has been consumed, the adventures of Black Friday are complete, and the holiday music radio station has officially been added to the radio button memory in my minivan. I love this time of year. There’s so much to do and there are many memories to be made. However, I’m finding this year… Read more →

Creating New Year’s Tradition

Today is New Year’s Eve. NYE used to mean wearing lots of sparkles and glitter, drinking glasses of champagne, and partying late into the night. Life has really changed. I have no interest in getting dressed up (although I still love sparkles and glitter), I am way too tired to stay up until midnight and am happy to be in… Read more →

Real Life Assumptions, Stereotypes and Racism

 Last night I made a phone call to a resort to reserve a weekend on the coast. I was told I couldn’t do the weekend I wanted because they didn’t have any rooms with two beds open for me, my husband, and our two kids. So, I reserved a weekend that really didn’t work out so well with our schedule.… Read more →

I Am A Conqueror, I am a Working Mom

Today I’ve been challenged with writing the post that was on my mind when I decided to start my blog. The problem is that I’ve written that blog in each and every post I’ve published. I love the honest emotion that erupts from me as I let myself meditate on what life demands of me. I love to put that… Read more →

A Review of Mississippi Pizza (Live music for kids)

A Review of Mississippi Pizza Every Saturday, at 4pm, Mississippi Pizza hosts a family-friendly musical performance. Family Friendly Features: Kid-friendly music, delicious pizza Family Un-friendly Features: No changing tables, only 2 bathrooms Our Experience: We arrived at approximately 3:50pm on a fourth Saturday to see the Alphabeticians http://www.thealphabeticians.com/, a musical duo. They asked for $5/family. My husband’s sister and husband… Read more →

To the Non-Mommies: 5 Ways to Hang on to Friends who Become Mommies

This post is specifically geared towards those of you who do not have children. If you are a mommy, pass this along to those friends who don’t have kids as a “must read”. When your friend decided to have kids, she did not really know what she was getting herself into. As much as she wanted life to stay the… Read more →

Birthday Party Planning Fun

I love parties. I love planning parties. I love all of the DIY ideas on pinterest and the internet for making toddler parties spectacular. But I don’t have time for that, and as much as I’d like to have it all look perfect, I have to be honest with myself: no child cares about the food table arrangements, whether the… Read more →

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