Six Ways to Foster a Love of Reading


Parenting

This week we celebrate Dr. Seuss Day (or National Read Across America Day), so it is only fitting we discuss growing a love of reading with young children.  Both my kids from infancy loved books. We carried them in diaper bags, purses, and bookbags. Wherever we went we were sure to have a toddler-sized board […]

March 1, 2018

Dining with kids: 5 Restaurant Tips


Parenting, Traveling with Kids

Ever find yourself avoiding restaurants and dining with kids like the plague? Kids, especially toddlers can be unpredictable. I like to compare mine to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. One moment they are perfect angels, the next, terrorizing everyone in site. And dining with kids can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. For a more […]

November 16, 2017

Road Trips with Young Kids


Parenting

This past June we took a family trip up the east coast using all Hilton points! One thing we have made a plan to do is to pick a hotel chain and airline, join their points program and try whenever possible to use that company only. For hotels, we chose the Hilton line, and there […]

August 27, 2017

7 Must Haves for A Beach Vacation with Toddlers


Parenting

7 Must Haves For A Beach Vacation With Toddlers For those of you like us who do not live near a beach, the idea of attempting a beach vacation with toddlers may be a bit overwhelming. Well let me tell you, it doesn’t have to be scary. A trip to the beach happens probably once […]

August 2, 2017

10 Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents


Parenting

  Like many couples, you’re probably very busy, like don’t have time to plan a date night busy…like so busy with the kids you forget date night is even a thing. Of course, the go to is dinner and a movie, but that can be boring and how much talking and reconnecting is happening during […]

June 18, 2017