10 Things to Make Your Next Adult Getaway Great!

My husband and I used to go on short getaways or vacations quite often before having children.  Now our time alone and away from the kids is very slim.  I always get overwhelmed and want to make sure we do a million things that I normally cannot do.  I think about it so much that sometimes I do not do much because I can’t decide and we are…

HELP! How to Survive Last Minute House Guests!

  Behind the Scenes I am admitting something right now!  I am the worst LAST MINUTE person ever!  I love planning things and knowing what is on the agenda to be prepared!  I love having parties and entertaining, but I have trouble even surviving last minute guests!  My husband LOVES to tell me that someone is dropping by.  WHAT???  Are they staying for dinner?  Do they have children with them…

5 New Ideas for a Summer Bucket List with Kids

  I absolutely love the Summer!  There are so many wonderful things to do outside!  This year is different because my boys are used to going to school a few days a week.  We are transitioning into being home together more.  I want to have a lot of ideas ready to go to make sure we make the most of our time together!  The Summer Bucket List includes activities for…

The Best Books About Being a Good Friend

I am so thankful for the friendships in my life!  Being a good friend is extremely important to me!  I teach my children to be kind and loyal friends.  These habits can stay with you through your childhood and adult years.  When I go to parent teacher meetings or listen to other parents, the way they speak about the kindness of my children is what stays with me.  Reading about…