Disney on Ice Passport to Adventure

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Today we went to see Disney on Ice Passport to Adventure at the new Golden One Center. I knew my daughter was going to be excited because she loved Disney Frozen Ice last year when we went. This was our first trip to the new Golden One Center, so we were looking forward to checking […]

Pregnancy and Infant Loss – Rainbow Baby


The only reason my daughter exists is because my other babies didn’t make it. A baby born after a miscarriage or loss of a baby is referred to as a rainbow baby. This month we remember all babies born sleeping, or we’ve carried but never met, those we’ve held but couldn’t take home, the ones […]

What are you most thankful for?


With Thanksgiving today I thought I’d take this opportunity to list what I am most thankful for this year. 1. My daughter I’m so thankful that I’m a mom.  There were so many years when all I could do was long to have children of my own.  Then, finally, I had my daughter. Even on those […]

Tips for Photographing Young Kids


You may have noticed I haven’t posted as frequently, it’s because the summer days are just too precious to not enjoy.  I just hope everyone is well, staying healthy, and enjoying time with family and friends! One of the fun things we’ve been up to this summer was last weekend we had a photos taken […]

40 Questions to Ask Your Parents and Grandparents


Today is my Grandma’s 89th birthday and I’ve been thinking about all the things I know (and don’t know) about her and that side of our family. I grew up living only a few blocks away from my maternal grandparents, so we’ve always been very close. As many of you know my daughter was born […]

Birthday Questions


My daughter turned three-years-old yesterday and we had such a great time celebrating her birthday! So, I was on Pinterest getting ideas for her birthday and came across a really cool idea. You ask your kid the same questions on their birthday every year starting at 3 years old.  Put it all together in a […]

Grandparent Scams Steal Thousands from Seniors


A few weeks ago, my 88 year-old Grandma called me one night laughing and asked me how my day in jail was? I was like, what the hell are you talking about?! Apparently, she got one of those scam phone calls from some woman claiming to be her oldest granddaughter (uh no, that would be […]

Summer 2014 – Things To Do


The summer solstice is the longest day of the year. This year, it falls on Saturday, June 21st! This should serve as a reminder for us all of to get out there and enjoy the summer! Since summer seems to always fly by at warp speed, I thought it would be a good idea to […]

We ♥ Father’s Day!


Sunday, June 15th is of course Father’s Day. Father’s Day is bittersweet for me, it’s been four years since my Dad passed away in 2010 at the age of 63. I’ve learned that you never get over losing a parent, but you learn to cope with it.  He will always be my dad and I […]

Ten Days, a Damaged Car, Multiple Lies, and One Next Step


After 21 months, our incredible first au pair (aupair 1) finished her time with us last week. Our new au pair arrived ten days ago and they had a one week overlap to transition. As I mentioned in Monday’s post we have been dealing with issues with our new au pair. Even in the best […]

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