Easy Ways to Simplify Life

Easy Ways to Simplify Life
  Roundup of My Favorite Tips to Simplify Life   I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for ways to simplify life so that I spend less time dealing with chores and more time relaxing or having fun with my family and friends. It seems like life just gets busier and busier these ...

Life Lessons of Chronic Illness

Life Lessons of Chronic Illness
  What 8 Years of Chronic Illness Has Taught Me…Or A Look On The Positive Side   My oldest son just turned eight last week, which is a wonderful, happy time for my family. However, with the happiness that comes from seeing him grow into such an incredible person who I truly enjoy spending time ...

Best Summer Beach Books

Best Summer Beach Books
Roundup of Best Summer Beach Books Plus My “To Read” List   It’s no secret I’m a book worm. I love reading. It is seriously my favorite pastime. As a kid, I hid under the covers with a book and a flashlight. As an adult, I have stayed up way, way too late to finish ...

How to Avoid The Summer Slide

How to Avoid The Summer Slide
Fun Ways to Avoid The Summer Slide Without Making Your Kids Resent Learning   When I was a kid, my mom made us do worksheets before we could play outside. For some strange reason, I thought everyone had to do that so I never really thought it was weird. Who knew my mom had a ...

Frugal Summer Fun For Families

Frugal Summer Fun For Families
  Roundup of My Favorite Frugal Summer Fun   My son’s summer vacation this year is extra long since the school district pushed back the start date for next week. While he’ll be doing summer camp, it isn’t quite in the budget to pay for summer camp for the entire summer, especially since he’s doing ...

Best Travel Tips for Families

Best Travel Tips for Families
How to Make Travel with Kids Less Painful   I love weekend getaways. In fact, we used to go so frequently when we had just one child that my oldest still says that his favorite thing to do is stay in a hotel. He loves to travel! Fortunately for us, he was always a mellow ...