I am a sucker for fun traditions. When we welcomed my son into this world I knew I wanted to make so many moments special, fun, and memorable. I started with Christmas traditions, the easiest in my opinion. Homemade ornaments and a special Christmas Eve box with new pajamas, treats, and a movie or book. … Continue reading Back to School Traditions
Starting mid-November I will be watching my husband's co-workers 3 month old baby girl. I am the type of mother that attempts to have at least one "purposeful play" activity a day. To work on motor skills and hopefully language. Even though it is weeks away, I still could not help myself looking at Halloween … Continue reading “Spooky” Halloween Play Date
I love traditions! We're a young family meaning we are in the stages of creating our own traditions. One I am dedicated to starting and keeping is hosting a pumpkin carving and decorating party. Unfortunately my first year attempting to host one as a family was impossible because the date I chose was also the … Continue reading Pumpkin Party!
FALL IS COMING! The mornings around here already seem a bit cooler. School officially started today, my husband is back to early mornings and after school tutoring sessions. With the changing of the leaves and the amazing fact that I live at the base of the magnificent NC mountains, its the best time of year … Continue reading Superb Picnic
I originally planned to share my favorite relaxation tips, however, at 7 p.m. my mother-in-law called and asked if she could come over before L went to bed. She had a "little" something for him. I rarely say no to family wanting to visit us or L so I said okay. (She lives maybe 7 … Continue reading Big Green Egg
In today's busy, busy, busy world, where the 9-5 work day is now more like 9-9 with work still coming home with you I relish the one night a week my husband and I have set aside strictly for family time. Many voices from the world in which we live tell us we should live … Continue reading Family Night