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Confession: I love my minivan

Minivan I do Confess my delight in you Your sliding doors, Your room for more For another 10 years – You’re my boo. If writing a love note to my minivan is wrong, I don’t want to be right. I know, I know – it’s to many perceived as a sign of resignation, defeat even. A […]

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Road Tripping With Toddlers

Road Tripping With Toddlers

Between living 1300 miles away from all of our family and friends and two out-of-state adoptions, our family has done what seems to be more than our fair share of travel. While the thought of a road trip with toddlers might strike fear in the heart of many, I’ve slowly but surely gained some insight […]

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It’s A Small World After All

It’s true. Children believe that the world does, in fact, revolve around them. Such innocent self-centeredness stems from this limited period in their lives when they are fully catered to, their needs are met without request or explanation, and virtually all of life’s problems can be solved with a blanket warm from the dryer, some […]

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When Mom Leaves Town …

My husband arranged for me to take a much-needed trip to Chicago to visit a girlfriend over the 4th of July weekend. I was beyond excited! I cherish my time with my family more than anything, but I was ecstatic to sleep in, lay out in the sun, shop, eat, etc. without my little “shadows” […]

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Destination: Omaha

Each summer, we try to take at least one road trip to explore life outside of the metro area – preferably far enough away to require a hotel stay because in hotels, people clean for you! This year we loaded up the car, including a screaming six-week-old and traveled three hours north to Omaha, Nebraska. In the four […]

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Weekend Getaway: Warm Springs Ranch

With a very active toddler, the idea of taking a summer vacation can be daunting – which is why I’m a big fan of “staycations” or short road trips within a 2-hour “nap-time drive” of our house. So when Warm Springs Ranch contacted KCMB at the beginning of the summer inviting one of our contributors […]

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The Magic of Disney (even with a toddler)

As we were boarding our plane to leave Orlando earlier this week, a mom in line in front of me was lamenting to her husband about their Disney World vacation. “At least we got THAT out of the way,” she said. I’ll admit: it wasn’t the most relaxing vacation I’ve ever taken, though we’re definitely […]

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