Family Travel: Stop and See the Amazing Thing!

Vintage American Family Travel

Let’s daydream for a moment of summer; the summer ahead and the hazy memories of our childhood summers past. Oh, and I’ll tell you the tale of THE AMAZING THING!

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Parenting Hack: Nearly FREE Toddler Gifts

Best Toddler Christmas Gift Idea Ever!

A Christmas gift tip for parents of toddlers: Don’t stress so much about picking the perfect gift! Here’s a parenting hack you should know…

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Wolfwalkers Apple TV+ Family Movie Review

Mebh Óg MacTíre and Robyn Goodfellowe from Wolfwalkers on Apple TV+

“Wolfwalkers,” the stunningly beautiful new animated film from 4 time Academy Award nominated Irish studio Cartoon Saloon premiers globally Friday, December 11, 2020 on Apple TV+. Read my review:

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Are You a Hugger?

I Hug Back Online

Are you a “hugger”? Here’s a test… if someone hugs you, who lets go first? What about online? Do you give your friends virtual *hugs*? Does it matter? I’ve been thinking, now more than ever, that we all can use more hugs… even if some are only ‘virtual’?

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ChristKindl LIVE 2020—Online Christmas Market

Christkindle.LIVE

Sadly, many cities have canceled this year’s holiday craft fairs and Christmas markets due to concerns over COVID-19, so I was excited to hear there will soon be an ONLINE Christkindl Market, complete with a live streaming video booth assistant to help with your questions!

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Why we started using an Air Purifier in our Home

AirFree p2000 air purifier

Like so many people these days, the health of my family is often at the fore front of my mind. Lately, so many health related issues seem out of my control. So I have been trying to focus on the aspects of our family’s health I can control. And the quality of the air my …

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Colorado Family Road Trip in a 2016 Chevy Tahoe!

2016 Chevy Tahoe Family Summer Road-trip

When our family decided to visit Rocky Mountain National Park, we needed a safe, comfortable vehicle with lots of entertainment features. Here’s what we picked…

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7 Ways to be a Better Dad

7 Ways to be a Better Dad

Stop and smell the diapers. Just a few suggestions from one dad to another on making the most of the most important years of our lives and those of our kids. And just to be clear, I’m writing this not because I think I’m such a great dad or because I know or do it all right. Nope, I’m writing it as a reminder to myself of a few of the things I need to focus on every day to be just a bit better as a father.

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Travel: London – Mind the Gap!

London - Mind the Gap!

London’s one of my family’s favorite travel destinations, and we cannot wait until we next return. Here’s something I love… the ubiquitous signs they post in public places. Mind the Gap! Way Out! Look Right! Read more…

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