Jilly’s Hospital Stay

Jill and I head out bright and early tomorrow morning. Actually, it will still be dark out.  I'm thinking 5:00.  To be there in time for our 10:00 slot. I realized this week as people said … [Read more...]

Tips for Dining at Disneyland Parks: Save Money & Our Favorite Places to Eat

*I've mostly shied away from blogging Disney tips and tricks mainly because I feel like there are SO MANY Disney specific blogs out there that already do this very thing.  But I'm often asked by … [Read more...]

A sweet day, filled with hard.

I'm often wrapped up in the Doing and Getting Finished of life. Spontaneity is a struggle. Plus, I'm a homebody.  And right now, the two youngest are like having twin toddlers.  So hunkering … [Read more...]

Getting Your Kids to Ride Roller Coasters and Make Good Life Choices

I'm often asked how I get my very young kids to ride roller coasters. When Lucy was literally 3 years old, she was tall enough for Space Mountain...and LOVED it.  Loved.  (Honestly, I think back to … [Read more...]

Epilepsy Day at Disneyland

  This morning was the first time in almost two weeks that I've sat down at an actual computer (versus the casual scrolling from my phone). So I'm behind and I'm ahead in other ways.  It is … [Read more...]

Traditions: Picking and Choosing

Disclosure: 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 … [Read more...]

Caring For Your Daughter’s Curly Hair

"Such pretty curly hair!  Just like your mama!" I still jump back in surprise when I hear that.  They're right, of course. I too, have long, curly hair.  Our curls almost identical, only that … [Read more...]

Mornings, Strange Feelings, and the Disneyland Hotel

  I wrote a post the other day about how blogging has changed dramatically and QUICKLY. And you guys were so incredible and kind in your response. And you made it pretty clear that you … [Read more...]