I was once asked to come up with a 'mom-mantra' that would describe me as a mother. My answer was 'schedules save lives'. There is nothing else I believe more when it comes to being a parent. I do not think I could count on two hands how many times my husband and I have … Continue reading Schedules Save Lives
My husband and I promised electronics would not be an option for our son during meal times. Meal times are family time, not time to hide behind the screen (for adults or children!) Follow the link below to check out my first blog post for the Raleigh Moms Blog, outlining what we do to keep … Continue reading RMB : Dining out with toddlers without electronics!
When I have a trip coming up where I am going to be gone for two or more nights I like to start packing the week before. I find myself forgetting fewer things when I lay out all the clothes and items I need to bring before putting them in my suitcase. This allows me … Continue reading Disney Packing Tips & Tricks
This past spring I was brainstorming for fun & new experiences for my son and I to do this summer. He loves being outside and is curious about absolutely everything, so I wanted to try new activities or visit new places. I started by googling 'fun activities to do with kids' around the Fuquay/Holly Springs/Raleigh … Continue reading Summer Bucket List
We have been traveling quite a bit lately, whether it be just for two nights or a week, but it has given me a couple different opportunities to really get a feel for what it is like packing for not only myself but also our son. Let's just say that each time I have forgotten … Continue reading Traveling with Children? Make a list!