Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session according to http://www.pineappleportraits.com As a mom and a former photographer, I know how much emotion and love family portraits can bring. The pure enjoyment of time spent together and freezing a moment of time, can be so rewarding. Sometimes it is so easy to forget milestones and [...]

Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol

Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol

I don't know about you but if you are anything like me, being a mom sometimes feels like a circus act. But not just any circus act - the one where the poor mama bear is trying to balance on one foot, while juggling balls, smiling and listening to the trainer all at the same [...]

40+ parks to visit in the western suburbs this summer

40+ parks to visit in the western suburbs this summer

  S U M M E R  T I M E  I S  F U N  T I M E Much about life is learning through experiences. Therefore we try to expose our kids to as many new people and places as we can. Sometimes it's as simple as checking out a new park, other [...]

I am done planning my kids every move!

I am done planning my kids every move!

Happy first week of summer break! We survived, did you? Recently I have been reading a lot of posts about summer break and things to do and not to do. It seems to be one extreme or another. You either fall into the over planning or not planning at all. I do both. I want [...]

2018 Meaningful Graduation Gift Ideas

2018 Meaningful Graduation Gift Ideas

We have two graduations this May. An 8th grade and a high school graduation. Both are exceptional kids and deserve the world. But they are both so different and finding the perfect but meaningful gift can be challenging. So while I searched the www, I've compiled a list of things that are popular amongst graduates these [...]

Outdoor fun with Spider Disc Games

Outdoor fun with Spider Disc Games

It is no secret that we love spending time outdoors. Much like our partner, we seek activities that are engaging and cooperative. Something about being together and having fun, it gives us positive energy - until someone looses a game. 🤣 Have kids they said, it will be fun they said! #parentingishard This time we [...]

Spring/ Summer – 10 things you need in your car!

Spring/ Summer – 10 things you need in your car!

Spring has finally sprung! Kids are out and about. Outdoor sports, festivals and play dates are back and I am looking forward to it all. But to make my life easier, I keep my car ready for adventures at all times. Through my motherhood journey I have learned a thing or two about being prepared [...]

My constant love/ hate relationship with motherhood

My constant love/ hate relationship with motherhood

Motherhood: the state of being a mother. That's it?! I feel like this definition is too short and vague. I bet you if you asked any mom about motherhood, none of them would describe it like that. Motherhood/ parenthood is so complex that it cannot simply be defined by a single sentence. It needs a [...]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Wonderful women should be celebrated daily but having a day just for Mom is fabulous. So in honor of this special day, I took it upon myself and asked my mommy friends, polled the social media circle and searched online for the best Mother's Day gifts. Most of the requests included things that I would pick as [...]