4 Ways To Make Family Vacations More Fun for YOU

Family vacation is a time for the family to kick back and enjoy themselves. All too often, however, vacations spiral into hard work for moms shouldering most of the responsibility. But there’s a better way: Simplify your vacation so that you get time to enjoy it yourself, too, with the following four clever vacation strategies…. [read more]

Gaining Valuable Skills at Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp

Thank you to Challenger Sports for providing a session of British Soccer Camp for our review. Soccer season last year was painful for our then 9 year old. He went into the city recreational league with almost no soccer skills and undiagnosed moderately severe asthma. He was afraid of being hit by the ball and… [read more]

Goblin Valley Camping With Kids – Utah’s Most Family-Friendly State Park

Goblin Valley is one of Utah’s hidden treasures. Surrounded by gorgeous landscape and ample opportunity for adventure, Goblin Valley Camping with kids should be on every parent’s bucket list! This post contains affiliate links. Thank you so much if you decide to use these links! Purchasing through these links helps offset the cost of running… [read more]

Experience Pioneer Life at This Is The Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City, Utah

I’m pleased to partner with US Family Guide and This Is The Place Heritage Park to bring you this post. Last week we took the boys up to Salt Lake City to visit This Is The Place Heritage Park. Of all the places in the Salt Lake City and Utah Valley areas to visit, This… [read more]

Baby Animal Season Has Begun at This Is The Place Heritage Park! + Coupon Code

I’ve partnered with US Family Guide and This Is The Place Heritage Park to bring you this post. Baby Animal Season has official started at This Is The Place Heritage Park! Of all the places in the Salt Lake City and Utah Valley areas to visit, This Is The Place Heritage Park is one of… [read more]

The 15 Minute, Once a Week, Practice That has Changed Our Family

…And is continuing to change our family…for the better, of course. It was the typical stuff all families encounter. “Is it really that hard to turn off a light when you leave the room?!” “Why are your coats and backpacks on the floor when your hook is just a foot away?” “Is it really necessary… [read more]

Conestoga Ranch | Family-friendly Glamping at Bear Lake

Last weekend our family did something we’ve never done before. We went glamping! Conestoga Ranch at Bear Lake in Garden City, Utah invited our family up to stay a night in one of their amazing tents. Bear Lake is one of Utah’s most sought after vacation destinations. I’ve often heard friends talk about their amazing Bear… [read more]

Our Epic Summer Summary – Yellowstone, Beaver Mountain Lodge, and More!

Long time no see! This summer has been crazy and brutal and wonderful all at the same time. I started out the summer with some annoying health issues. The kind you have when your body is telling you it simply cannot maintain the kind pace you’ve been running at. The result was a pretty miserable… [read more]

Creamy Berry Probiotic Kefir Pops Recipe!

A big thank you to Smucker’s for sponsoring today’s Probiotic Kefir Pops recipe! My boys have been eating these like crazy this summer! I started making milk kefir for my family a couple years ago. Kefir is a fairly unique probiotic drink. Made from milk, it contains an almost unparalleled amount of beneficial bacteria. (Yes, some… [read more]

Road Trip With Kids: Tips, Games, Car Hacks to Save Your Sanity

Thank you to those brands who provided samples for this Road Trip with Kids article. Our collective sanity thanks you! Going on a road trip with kids can be overwhelming for parents, particularly if your kids don’t have a lot of practice spending hours or days upon end in the car. As spring turns to… [read more]

Plan and Preserve Your Vacation Memories with MiMedia + Giveaway

This post is brought to you by MiMedia personal cloud storage and The Motherhood. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. It is just now, as I sat down to write this post, that I realize just how close we are to that time… Family Vacation. This happens every other year in my… [read more]

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood!

Two head injuries and rain…. It could have turned out to be a terrible day… But it didn’t! A couple weeks ago, I decided, to be spontaneous, and I planned a last minute trip to California. I wanted to surprise my boys by taking them to the opening day of the new Wizarding World of… [read more]

10 Awesome Ideas to Make Family Dinners FUN!

Tired of the Dinnertime Drudgery? Have you ever sat at the dinner table surrounded by your insane beloved children and asked yourself, “remind me why we are submitting ourselves to this torture”. It is no question that gathering around the table once a day and eating a meal together as a family has it’s benefits…. [read more]

Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah + Win 4-Pack of Tickets!

The boys and I love visiting our local museums. A couple weeks ago we got the chance to visit the Natural History Museum of Utah with some other local bloggers. I’d never visited the Natural History Museum of Utah so I had no idea what to expect. The boys and I had a wonderful time… [read more]