Kids thrive then they spend time outdoors! Use these tips to have a great hiking experience with kids - making memories and building family relationships. I would never describe myself as an "outdoorsy" girl, but I genuinely enjoy hiking with my kids. It's one of those parenting things that has really caught me by surprised. This past summer, I even took the four kids … [Read more...] about How to Have a Great Hiking Experience with Kids
Planning a family reunion? Check out this list of fun family reunion activities for all ages, as well as recommendations on what to look for in booking a site. Our Favorite Family Reunion Activities for All Ages My parents, siblings, and I all get together for family reunions every other year. I have five sisters and four brothers, and when you add in spouses and … [Read more...] about Favorite Family Reunion Activities for All Ages
Celebrate Women's History month by taking a moment to record your own family's women's history. This post includes some great resources to get you started. Are You Recording Your Family's Women's History? March is National Women's History Month - the perfect time to take a moment to record your family's women's history. How much do you know about the sisters, mothers, … [Read more...] about Celebrate Women’s History month by Recording Your Family’s Women’s History?
These 10 steps to mindful parenting are also the keys to joyful parenting. "Mama, look at this beautiful ladybug!" We spend the next 5 minutes admiring this ladybug, and then searching for another once the first flies away. My daughter is enthralled, and entirely absorbed in this activity. Soon it will be time to go home and cook dinner, but I decide to take this … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to Mindful Parenting: Love Your Life
Family Christmases should be joyful affairs. Follow these tips for a peaceful holiday season to create Christmas your family will treasure. Creating a Joyful Family Christmas and Peaceful Holiday Season Christmas is my favorite time of year. I loved this season as a child, and I still adore it as an adult. I love this time of year as an opportunity to slow … [Read more...] about Creating a Joyful Family Christmas and Peaceful Holiday Season