The Surprising Rewards of Actually Teaching Kids Cooking

The Surprising Rewards of Actually Teaching Kids Cooking

My Year of Adventure ~ Week 28 For the year of 2017, I’ve chosen to have a Year of Adventure!  For me that means exploring new places, learning new skills, and apparently, teaching new skills, too!  This week’s adventure is all about my kids cooking this summer. Life Skills to Learn Many moons ago, when…

My 5 Best Tips That Will Make End of School Year Easier
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My 5 Best Tips That Will Make End of School Year Easier

  My Year of Adventure ~ Week # 22 This year I have challenged myself to a Year of Adventure!  It’s hard to believe we’re already 22 weeks into 2017!  This week, like a lot of other households in America, we had the “adventure” of the end of the school year chaos!  Every year, it…

6 Reasons it’s Important to Have Family Fun
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6 Reasons it’s Important to Have Family Fun

My Year of Adventure ~ Week 20 For the year of 2017, I have chosen to have a Year of Adventure!  For me, that means finding adventure in the everyday.  Sometimes my adventures take me to exciting and new places, but mostly they are the small everyday things.  Recently, I’ve been thinking about some of…

5 Things You’ll Really Hate about College Visits

5 Things You’ll Really Hate about College Visits

5 Things You’ll Hate About College Visits If you haven’t already started on the college visits phase of life, I’m guessing it’s coming!  And, I’m guessing a lot of folks would consider it really boring ~ it’s the exact same presentation over and over (and over and over).  But, I suppose because I’m somewhat of a…

My Adventurous Week Surviving and Enjoying College Tours

My Adventurous Week Surviving and Enjoying College Tours

For 2017, I have challenged myself to a Year of Adventure!  For me, that means not just waiting for the “mountain top” experiences, but making the most of every day!  So far, it’s been a great year.  I’ve tried some new things, but mostly I’ve just been intentional about enjoy my small everyday adventures.  My…

Memories ~ The Unexpected Adventure of New and Old Memories

Memories ~ The Unexpected Adventure of New and Old Memories

My Year of Adventure ~ Week # 8 For the year of 2017 I have challenged myself to a Year of Adventure!  For me, that means making the most of every day and creating new memories – not waiting for just the “good stuff.”  It’s a bit of a reprogramming of my outlook on life, but…