Limeapple Spring Into Summer Sale May 25 & May 26 – 50% off Retail

How is it that my kids just celebrated their last day of school?! My daughter is officially a middle schooler... WHAT?! Although we're officially into summer break, we still have so much to do. Emma dances 4 nights a week and lives in her active wear. We've cleaned out the drawers and donated what doesn't fit and tossed what we've labeled shredded, which left Emma's selection quite slim. Fortunately for us Limeapple’s Spring Into Summer … [Read more...]

9 Life-Changing Things That Can Happen Only with Travelers 

 Traveling has a new definition and lots of synonyms in today’s world -- there are solo travelers, women travelers, trekkers, backpackers and many more. And all these define getting out of the comfort zone and living in a different place without any particular agenda. Travelers get to see and experience the world in a very different way. For instance, there is peace over the media propagated violence, natural beauty over the excessive pollution … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]

Reasons to Choose New Zealand as Your Next Travel Destination 

 New Zealand was chosen as the location for filming The Lord of the Rings – what other reason is there to visit this wonderful country? Well, there’s the picturesque nature, great food, interesting culture, laid back accommodations, the people, and many more!  There’s plenty of reason to love it here, so in this article, we’ll give you concrete reasons why it’s a worthwhile destination for first-timers visiting with their family, friends … [Read more...]

5 Lessons You Need To Teach Your Teens About Cars 

 Teaching your child to learn how to drive can be a scary and surreal experience. On the one hand, you’re happy for their independence, but on the other, your maternal instincts are nervous to know they’ll be out there on the road alone. There are plenty of manuals and online guides to help teach your children how to drive, but they also need to know how to manage a car like an adult.     Robert Foss, a senior research scientist at the … [Read more...]

How To Plan Your Child’s Birthday Party 

Planning a child’s birthday party can be hectic, but if you keep yourself organized it can be a fun and rewarding experience. Making sure your child has a perfect day is part of the joy of organizing a party, for friends and family to also enjoy. Below are some handy tips to help you on your way to organizing the perfect birthday bash.   Plan well   Planning in advance is essential for a birthday party, especially with little ones! It is … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Making Your Educational Trip to London Perfect for Kids 

An educational trip to London can be an exciting and valuable experience for your child. However, in order to make the most of it and keep your kid motivated to learn, you have to prepare for this adventure in advance. This will make the upcoming trip not only more interesting for the little one but also safer.  How to Prepare Your Child for a Trip to London in 3 Steps  Get the child involved in planning your itinerary  Children of any age … [Read more...]

4 Must-Have Bed Accessories for a Good Night’s Rest

Our bedrooms should be a comfortable place, optimized for a good night’s sleep. While the right mattress, light-blocking curtains and minimal technology distraction can help us all sleep better, there are a few sleep-time accessories that can be added directly to our beds for a more comfortable night’s rest. The Right Pillow Did you know that the right pillow can improve your health? Sleeping with the right style of pillows is critical in … [Read more...]

NECTAR Mattress | Choice of Size #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/25 | #MyNECTARMattress

Sample received. All opinions are my own. This is one of the rare occasions that one of my older children has stepped up to review a product for me! This particular review was written by my oldest daughter, Kaytlin. While most kids can’t wait to get out from under their parents’ roof and live on their own, I stayed in the comfort of my childhood home and attended community college until I was 21. By then, I had taken all the classes I … [Read more...]

Best Camping Destinations in the U.S. to Visit as a Family 

A camping trip is one of the best ways to get the family together for some quality time, but there are lots of idyllic spots all across the country to choose from. When you take the time to learn about some of these destinations, you will be able to choose the right one to visit with your family. Each of these places has unique landscape and activities to offer, which is all the more reason to do your research.   Bryce Canyon  While it’s … [Read more...]