Category Archives: Quirky Family

Geocaching–Turning Exercise into Adventure

Sherburne Nature Center Hike, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Hike), especially when we find new locations that have item of interest like rivers, streams, ponds, bridges, and giant rocks to climb on. The kids get restless if we’re just walking and walking, so those help them stay engaged. The other day, when I asked them to… [more]

A Year Ago Today

A Year Ago Today

A year ago today, we waited, quietly, for news. A year ago today, we went out for dinner and tried to pretend that everything was normal. A year ago today we sat, one of only two families left in the Children’s Hospital waiting room. A year ago today, LadyBug had kidney surgery, and we were… [more]

A Visit to the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH

A Visit to the Ice Castle in Lincoln, NH

Please keep in mind that the Ice Castle is different each year and even evolves throughout the season. The pictures are just a sample of what you might find when you go to explore. Last weekend, we bundled up and made our way up to Lincoln, NH. We weren’t skiing, or skating, or snow tubing.… [more]

The Best Bus Driver–It Takes a Village to Educate a Child

The Best Bus Driver–It Takes a Village to Educate a Child

  The first day of Kindergarten is nerve-wracking for most parents, but especially when you’re putting your little one onto a bus for the first time. Not only do you have to worry about whether they will make new friends, keep up with their work, and eat lunch every day, but you have to put… [more]

Tips for an Unstoppable Holiday Season

Tips for an Unstoppable Holiday Season

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. All opinions expressed are my own. The winter holidays are my favorite time of year. I specifically love Christmas,… [more]

Moms, Share Your Tips for Being Unstoppable

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. All opinions expressed are my own. We are almost three weeks into the school year and even though I still… [more]