Chillin’ in the Wave Pool

The kids have been out of school since the third week of May. It’s hot. It’s humid. It’s Florida. There’s only a few things to do outside during the day that won’t have you dying of heat exhaustion- going to the beach, spending the day…

Patriotic Fun for Kids

It’s hard to believe, but July is here! Where is the time going?…I swear it was just Christmas and already we are over half way through the year! July 4th is on Tuesday. Time for BBQs and fun with friends and family. But what do…

Camping at Home

This week’s theme is All About Camping! Let me start by saying…my family is not made up of campers. As a kid I went camping with my girl scout troop, but that was in cabins that were air conditioned! (That was enough for me 🙂…

5 Activities for a Week of Color Exploration

My goal during the summer is to keep things simple while providing fun and memorable activities for our family to do together. It’s not about big trips, spending lots of money, or over the top Pinterest activities that take forever to prep and do. (Though…

3 Reasons Our Girls Share a Room

This is the first week of summer and instead of relaxing, we’ve been moving kid’s bedrooms around. We moved both girls, ages 2 and 4, into the same room and turned the other bedroom into their playroom. As part of this process we’ve also put…

Chores: Not a Dirty Word

Do you ever have the feeling that you are the unpaid help at your house? Like there’s too much that you’re responsible for? I mean, come on, between cleaning, laundry, dishes, cooking, organizing everything for school and/or work, and the myriad of other things life…

Artwork During Dinner Prep

Have you struggled with finding activities to keep your kids busy while you prep dinner? For me that is one of the most challenging times of day. My mom used to call it “The Witching Hour” and for good reason. I’m always looking for activities…

Florida Swamps for Pre-K

During this past election cycle in American politics if you heard the phrase “Drain the Swamp” once, you heard it a million times. And frankly the phrase probably gave swamps a bad name. But swamps are essential to Florida and its’ wildlife. They are part of…

Family Game Night with a 2 Year Old

My husband and I wanted to Family Friday Game Nights. The only problem? Our daughter was only two! Our idea is probably like most families. We want to build memories with our kids while building solid relationships. However, 

Take Your Kids To the Produce Department

We’ve been spending a few extra minutes in the produce section when we grocery shop talking about all the different fruits and veggies. You see, I’m on a mission. My goal is to include more fruits and veggies into my family’s meals. (Seems like almost…