What Would You Do If A Stranger Fed Your Toddler?

I let a complete and total stranger attempt to feed my three-year-old son in a restaurant. At first, I was weirded out and stared with my momma-bear-stabbing eyes with murder on my mind. Make one false move lady… After a couple minutes, my son’s shyness subsided and he was…eating. Gasp! I was still uneasy, but there were nutrients – something aside from those fruit type gummies snacks or a chocolate chip granola bars going past his lips! Getting a three-year-old to eat healthy foods is a hard go! Even harder…

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5 Reasons to Take a Break from Reality

I know. I know. You are convinced that your life does not afford for you to have the ability to get away from the rest of the world. Your life tells you that it would be selfish if you left your family for a couple days to do something for YOU, right? Sure.  Of course it does. But you don’t have to listen. You CAN make the time for you to find you!  I am the first to admit when I get away from my family too much.  I am…

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6 Reasons for a Family Visit to Gaylord National this Summer #sp

Disclosure: My family and I were treated to a media night at the Gaylord National. All opinions are real. The Gaylord National is one of the finest conference centers you can find, but it’s not all about business. The resort is set up for family stays—and that includes all family. From the wheelchair accessible paths outside to the lift to get into the pool, the resort caters to families with special needs and will take the pressure off, making your stay as “normal” as living in their own home. You…

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Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with a Toddler

The week of 4th of July, my family and I traveled to Myrtle Beach. And as any mom can attest ten to fourteen hours in a car ONE WAY is rough… not to mention we HAVE to get back home the way we came! It actually wasn’t as bad as it could have been.  My son was a rockstar…but his parents?  NOT SO MUCH. Tips for traveling to Myrtle Beach with a Toddler: Pack MUCH less than you plan. You’ll spend the majority of the time in your bathing suits,…

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7 Reasons HersheyPark isn’t Just for Kids #sp

Amusement parks today cater to many differing tastes and experiences, but for the most part, commercials seem to be aimed at getting your kids to whine at you until you bring them to the park. But HersheyPark in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is very different – while there are a number of kid-friendly attractions, Hershey is aimed at making sure that adults have a great time! Rides The latest Hershey attraction is the Triple Tower, the first ride in North America that lets you choose your thrill! The Kisses tower only stands 80…

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