Make a quick and fun Father’s Day card with the kids

Father's Day is tomorrow! Can you believe June is half-over already? My girls love to create 'art' and make their own cards for people so of course they wanted to make something for Daddy's special day. This year's project is still top secret but here's the card that we made last year. It's very easy to make, albeit a little on the messy side. Just paint your child's hands with some washable paint and press their little handprints onto some construction paper or cardstock that has been folded Read more [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Ashlyn’s first haircut

When Ashlyn was born, she was bald. She stayed that way for a long, long time. She turned 2 before I could even put her hair into teeny baby pigtails, but in the last year her hair has gotten longer and thicker and, well, crazier. That's my fault - crazy, curly hair is in her DNA! 2 weeks ago I managed to convince her to get her very first haircut. We went to the salon that I go to and once Ashlyn determined that the hairdresser was only going to take a small bit off (probably less than half an Read more [...]

Travelling with kids survival guide

Ah, summer. Mornings at the park, playing at splash pads, and lots of time in the van making the rounds to visit family spread all over the country. Our average trip takes us 6 hours each way (or longer, depending on the number of bathroom breaks and the amount of traffic and construction that we run in to) and we make that trip at least 4 times a year so I've compiled a few of our survival tips to try and help our my fellow travelling mommies this summer. They aren't rocket science but the trips Read more [...]

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