Tips for traveling with kids

Tips for traveling with kids

With the holidays coming and LOTS of us planning to travel for the holidays, I thought I’d do a quick post on how we travel and pack for our family of 12! Traveling with kids requires LOTS of planning, but there is nothing better than escaping reality for a few...
FIVE reasons why I am the worst friend EVER!

FIVE reasons why I am the worst friend EVER!

Reason #1- I cancel everything! Not because I want to! I promise most days I am counting down the minutes and hours to a lunch break with a friend! But how do I leave the house when the teenager is moody? Or the toddler is teething with a fever? Or its time to go and...
Wish you were here

Wish you were here

I have SO many mixed emotions about June 5th. Feelings of grief mixed with overwhelming gratitude. June 5, 2007 my amazing Dad passed away. He suffered from stomach cancer for years before finally being freed from his physical body. I remember the day like it was...
Graduation tears-from Mom of course

Graduation tears-from Mom of course

This week is the last week of school at our house! I LOVE summer break and the time we get to spend with everyone home together. Yes, its louder and crazier, but we like it that way! Lincoln graduated from preschool Tuesday night in the cutest little graduation...