How to Get the Most out of Your Family Vacation

Preparing for a family vacation with the kids can feel like a real job, what with all the planning you have to do to make it happen, and all the excitement in the household in anticipation of your get-away from work and school. It can be a stressful period, and many decisions must be made… Continue reading How to Get the Most out of Your Family Vacation

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

When the new year rolls around, many of us take that opportunity to make changes to ourselves and our lives. We make plans to exercise more, eat healthier, stop smoking, change bad habits and start good ones. But how many of us extend those resolutions to our homes? Our homes are almost as important as… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Craft Ideas to Keep Younger Kids Entertained

Keeping young children entertained can be difficult even on the best of days, but one surefire way to keep their minds — and their hands — occupied is with crafts. This style of play is a wonderful way to encourage a child’s creativity and imagination, offers a learning experience, and of course keeps them busy… Continue reading Craft Ideas to Keep Younger Kids Entertained

Voluntary Insurance is Worth Having Before You Need It

Back in March 2004, my husband and I had been married for less than a year. We were still figuring out how to do the married thing and how to live with each other when the unthinkable happened: He was in a near-fatal car accident. He was riding in the backseat of a friend’s car… Continue reading Voluntary Insurance is Worth Having Before You Need It

Review: I’m a WaterWipes Convert

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. In my family, baby wipes are the Holy Grail. We use them for everything from cleaning up spills in the car to wiping down the stove and cleaning the… Continue reading Review: I’m a WaterWipes Convert

An Easy Pool Solution When You Have None

There’s not much I miss about apartment living, but there is one very important thing that my family misses tremendously when Georgia spring turns into oppressive Georgia summer: The swimming pool. We used the pool in our apartment complex regularly, because all of us love the water. These days, when we want to go swimming,… Continue reading An Easy Pool Solution When You Have None

Second Car Search: Mazda CX-5 Great for a Small Family

Disclosure: In partnership with Drive Shop Atlanta, I received a car to review for a week. All opinions contained below are my own and 100% honest. For years, my family has lived with one car. Save for a short time when my husband and I both had vehicles, we lived with just one, and we… Continue reading Second Car Search: Mazda CX-5 Great for a Small Family