How to make a busy board for little ones

How to make a busy board for little ones

Our little Lilly is so inquisitive these days - as are most babies and toddlers! Her current interests include light switches, outlets, cords and other potentially dangerous things around the house! To satiate her curiosity and help feed her rapidly growing brain, Nate and I decided to combine all her favorite dangerous things in a [...]

The Perfect Summer Dress – National Harbor, MD

The Perfect Summer Dress – National Harbor, MD

Father's Day weekend was full of summer fun. Saturday was spent at the pool and Sunday was spent at a fun little place called National Harbor.Β  We've been to National Harbor a few times since moving to Maryland, mostly for the outlet mall that's nearby but also for the variety of good restaurant options that [...]

How To Be There For Long-Distance Loved Ones

How To Be There For Long-Distance Loved Ones

Living far away from friends and family isn't always that great. Loved ones miss out on births, parties, awards ceremonies, recitals, graduations, baptisms and all the little moments that make life so incredibly sweet. With family in Ohio and us living in Maryland (for now), we are at least closer than we have been for [...]

A New Perspective On Rainy Days.

A New Perspective On Rainy Days.

What this winter lacked in snow, this spring has made up for in rain! However, the few days of clouds, thunder and the wet stuff that we’ve had lately is nothing compared to the weeks and sometimes months of rain that we would get growing up in Ohio. Back then, I couldn’t stand rainy days. [...]

5 Ways to Find Motivation to Get the Job Done.

Attending college online while being a stay-at-home mom, moving to three different states and running a house (and now, planning our dream vacation!) certainly comes with its challenges. I need to be self-motivated and organize my day or nothing is getting done. It's also very easy to get distracted by all the things that need [...]