Summer 2014

With school fast coming to an end, I knew I needed to sit down and write out a list of things I want to accomplish this summer. I knew I wanted this to be a more relaxed summer – focusing on things that make me AND my children smile. Sometimes the world news seems so … [Read more…]

Camping Bugs

A couple of weeks ago we were going to take a camping trip as a family. We haven’t been on one as an entire family in ten years. I actually had never been camping until after I was married. I was a bit skeptical when my husband proposed it. We had two children – one … [Read more…]

Free (or nearly so) Family Fun

It’s nearly summer and while the children long to be out of school all too often after a few days (hours sometimes) there are cries of boredom. So I was challenged to come up with some free -or nearly free – family activities. I realized that in some ways this wasn’t a challenge because this is something … [Read more…]