Keeping Kids Cool & Safe in Hot Summer Months

Keeping Kids Cool & Safe in Hot Summer Months

Summertime is one of the best parts of the year for kids. After all, they have a nice long vacation to relax and have fun. Something that is made even better when the sun is out and they can enjoy playing outdoors. Of course, as a parent, summer is also a time when you have [...]

Fun Things To Do With Kids When They Are “BORED”

Fun Things To Do With Kids When They Are “BORED”

I’m bored… The dreaded words that kids say every now and then. In fact, there probably aren't very many parents who haven’t heard that phrase at least once a day this summer. Although there is much to be said for children who know how to entertain themselves, as parents we know that we have a [...]

High Functioning Anxiety and how I cope with it

High Functioning Anxiety and how I cope with it

It wasn't until about a year ago that I started identifying with this condition. But when I did, it all made sense.  Just like everything else these days, I saw it pop up on my feed: HIGH FUNCTIONING ANXIETY and I though, oh that sounds like me and laughed it off. But in no time [...]

New Hiking Adventure: Vernon Hills Memorial Arbortheater

New Hiking Adventure: Vernon Hills Memorial Arbortheater

Does anyone else feel like this summer is just flying by?! I looked at my calendar the other day and it made me sad. We only checked off 2 summer bucket list items. T W O! This never happens and we only have 23 days of summer break left. I knew we wanted to scale [...]