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Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips

Tweet   Everyone is buzzing with anticipation of the upcoming solar eclipse! We are really excited about taking in this rare event and watching together as a family. As we make our plans, I wanted to share some of the things that I have learned as I’ve been researching the best ways to enjoy a […]

Finding Time for You This Summer

Tweet   Whether you’re a stay at home parent, work at home parent, or you work outside of the home, summer is a very busy time of year. I know that I am feeling like I’m pulled in a hundred directions at once these days, with kids home during my work hours, swim practices and […]

Easy Tips to Help Your Kids Stay Motivated

Tweet Summer is typically a time for being a little lazy – sleeping in, vegging out in front of screens, and overall having a relaxing time during hot, humid days. For us, it’s also one of our big sports seasons, with swim practices and meets taking over most of our evenings. With a child who […]

Teaching Kids About Giving Back

Tweet   Compassion and kindness are lessons that I have worked to teach my children since they were very young. As they grew, I began incorporating lessons about giving back, as well. As a parent, I want to raise responsible people who look out for those who are less fortunate or need a helping hand. […]

Beach Day Packing Tips

Tweet Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.All opinions are our own. Nothing says summer like a day spent on the beach! As we live in a coastal resort area, making beach days easy is an absolute necessity, but it can be tough to decide what to pack for the beach. Over the years, we have […]

Summer Chores Point System Printable

Tweet Summer’s here! Kids are home and on vacation from school. However, none of us are on vacation from life. There are still chores to be done and tasks to be completed. Often, the household chores take even more work than usual with everyone around so much. That means everyone has to chip in and […]

Summer Travel Tips

Tweet It’s time to pack our bags and head out on some fun family adventures this summer! While you’ve got all the clothing essentials covered, swimsuits at the ready, and the perfect walking shoes for playing tourist, keeping the kids happy as you’re en route to your destination is a high priority. I’ve taken my […]

Eight Ways to Keep Learning This Summer

Tweet With school ending for the summer all over the country and only two weeks left in the countdown at our house, kids are ready to check out from homework and worksheets and studying. Around here, for the first couple of weeks, we tend to just veg out and recuperate from a long, hard year […]