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 Rย  T I M Eย  I Sย  F U Nย  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 [...]

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. ๐Ÿคฃ 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 Momย isย 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 [...]

All About Cats – 8th Birthday Party

All About Cats – 8th Birthday Party

H A P P Yย  8 t hย  B I R T H D A Y Our beautiful baby girl celebrated her 8th birthday over the weekend and it was a blast. Not technically aย baby anymore and definitely growing up too fast but she will always be our little girl! I've mentioned a few posts [...]

Preschool & Kindergarten Ready!

Preschool & Kindergarten Ready!

Our son is getting ready for Kindergarten and there is a laundry list of things he needs to know before the new school year starts. Luckily he is in a great preschool program and will be ready in no time. But we also try to practice and have fun at home by incorporating things like [...]