Well this weekend it happened. J was too sick to get outside for a day (for the first time in his life.) High fevers and chest congestion did it for me. The cold air was not going to help him. Sad for all of us. I thought I would take the opportunity to mention that even though I DO believe that … [Read more...] about 15 minutes IS enough…
I was inspired by this family and their "Expedition America 2011" trek with their two year old. I checked out their tips (and continue to do so) and the gear they are finding valuable for their sanity. :) While they don't seem to have many toys for their son along with them (less is always more!) … [Read more...] about Bristle Block Spinaroos by B. Toys Review
*No words necessary, just a precious moment.* … [Read more...] about This Moment….
Confession: The kids (mine plus two extra) were driving me crazy today.Our home is small, but fits us well. While an extra playroom would be nice, we love the fact that the space constrictions require us to stay closer as a family (there is no hiding!) It also naturally pushes us outside even … [Read more...] about The Kids are Driving Me NUTS!
This is the time of the year that I always reminisce about camping trips as a family and wish that we had more time to do the summer camping. However, in our family it is just not possible. Husband is a wild land fire fighter and summers are simply crazy. We hold our breath and hang on. However, … [Read more...] about Start ‘Em Young!
Especially on the weekends when we can be outside with a family a lot more, I don't spend a whole lot of time cooking. I would much prefer to enjoy my husband and children and NOT the kitchen. We have a family tradition of Mass and then pizza (usually homemade recipe on that another time) on most … [Read more...] about Post-Adventure Eats