Category Archives: Relationships

Dealing with the death of an elderly parent

The death of a loved one is one of the biggest challenges that life has in store for us. And when that death comes with reams of technical details that you have to take care of as well, it can be positively overwhelming. No one can tell you how best to deal with your own…

Improve your family’s communication

How well do you know your family members? Most of us would answer “really well”. After all, these are the people that we spend the majority of each day with. They’re the people we share DNA with, the people we’ve been socially conditioned to get along with the most. We’ve watched them grow and change…

Why you should go on an Alaskan Cruise

Recently, my husband and I checked off a major bucket list item – we went on an Alaskan Cruise! I’ve heard for many years how beautiful it is, but there are no words to adequately explain the vastness – the magnificence and beauty of this rugged country! Rather than try and explain it, I figured…

Our Adoption Story – 5 years later

Five years ago, we met Jordan for the first time. If you don’t know Mr. Handsome, he is the big brown eyed, brown haired little boy that strutted into our family and turned it upside down. I can hardly believe it has been five years, and at the same time, it feels like an eternity….

5 Reasons Why Play Strengthens Family & a Give Away!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I have a strange, wonderful family. The kind that I can call upon to play Harry Potter characters for a birthday party, invite to a Dog’s first birthday party, or play hours of “Would you…

Summer Learning Series

    We are so excited to announce the beginning of our Summer Learning Series! This year we hope to bring you even more resources to keep the Summer days and weeks enjoyable for you and your children. If you would like to check out last year’s lessons you can go HERE. We are all…

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