Fit Made Fun with LeapFrog and CLIF Kid

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Fit Made Fun Day was Saturday September 6th, on that day LeapFrog set out to break a world record to get kids up and active. This is not a paid post, I received product to facilitate this post. We got to participate all the way here in Ohio.  Mom Select, LeapFrog and CLIF kids had […]

Explore the MetroParks with the Fall Hiking Spree


Get outside this fall wit the MetroParks Fall Hiking Spree! This is a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery this fall while getting exercise and spending family time together. This 3-month event started Sept 1 and runs through November 30th. To receive hiking rewards, just hike 8 designated trails or more. Put it on […]

September 2014 Fall Events in Medina Area

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There is lots of fun stuff going on this September Check it out and let us know in the comments if you know of anything else! 41st Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival in Brunswick September 13 & 14th at Maple Side Farms Sat. 10am-7pm and Sun. 10am-6pm – 41st Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival in addition to […]

Mom, Can I Pretend That I Don’t Have Diabetes?


This is a difficult post to write. I don’t often write such personal, heart-felt posts. My 9-year-old son Elijah was diagnosed with the rare Type 1 Diabetes in June. (Only 5% of people with diabetes have Type 1 Diabetes.) He was in ICU the last 3 days of his 3rd grade school year. This has […]

7th Annual Taste of Hubbard is Sunday, September 14th


I love supporting local small businesses and the Taste of Hubbard is a great family event and is a fundraiser to rebuild the Historic Meeting House at Harding Park. The 7th Annual Taste of Hubbard will be at Harding Park in Hubbard on September 14th from noon to 3 pm. This family affair will introduce […]

1-Day Audition with PMTM for Kids Modeling and Acting for IMTA on Saturday, September 20th


Do you have a son or daughter that was born to entertain? Do you think they may have what it takes to be in the next sitcom, feature film, or commercials? If so, this is their chance to shine! Pro-Model & Talent Mgmt. (PMTM) is holding a 1-Day Audition for ages 6 and up on […]

Free and Low Cost Crafts at Michael’s Craft Stores in September


Michael’s craft stores are holding special free and low cost crafting events this September and early October for both adults and children. There are some really fun classes to get you crafting through the fall. Try jewelry making 101 or introduction to scrapbooking!  Great Crafts for Adults and Older Kids DIY Day – Martha Stewart […]



Disney’s ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY is just 1 month away!! My family can’t wait to see this movie. With Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner, it is sure to be fabulous and oh, so funny! We bought the Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day book so […]

Parent/Child Classes at Spring Garden Waldorf

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Are you looking for something different to do with your toddler? Last year I choose for Kiernan and I to be part of the parent/child classes at Spring Garden Waldorf School. We both enjoyed ourselves and I wanted to share a little bit about them with you.  When we started class I really didn’t know […]

A Long Way Off is A Modern Day Prodigal Son Movie Worth Seeing


If you are looking for a family friendly movie with a lesson on the importance of forgiveness, family and faith, A Long Way Off is the perfect fit! A Long Way Off is a modern day story of the Prodigal Son. Youngest son, Jake, is rebellious and is looking to find himself in the big […]

Easy No-Mess Craft Activity with Beados


My daughter loves crafts but I hate the mess. Plus, I’m not crafty by nature so I find it difficult to come up with a craft on my own. We were just introduced to Beados, a no-mess craft activity that allows kids to make adorable designs with just beads and a spray of water! We […]

Gazillion Bubbles for Gazillion Amount of Fun


Two things that always go together are: Bubbles and Smiles. I don’t care who you are – young or old, there is something irresistible about bubbles. They turn the ordinary into something magical and fun. That is why I was excited to test the new Typhoon 2.0 Bubble Machine from Gazillion Bubbles at my kids’ […]

A Movie for Every Mom – Moms’ Night Out


I want to be the best mom for my kids. I try everyday to be that perfect mom. I have learned over the years that everything doesn’t have to be 100% perfect to be…perfect. When my son was a baby, I struggled with trying to keep the house like it was before we had kids, […]

Crafting with Friends and Brit+Co.

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Have you heard of Brit+Co? It’s a crafter’s dream come true. I am sure you all have read my others posts on crafts and I am so excited to expand our horizons and share more with you.  I love to craft, it’s a boarder line obsessive compulsion.  Like many moms I find that plenty of […]

Top 5 Grandparent’s Day Gifts


My kids are lucky to have 4 fantastic grandparents and 3 great-grandparents in their lives.  Grandparents are so special and to be celebrated. Did you know that Grandparent’s day is Sunday, September 7th? It is the perfect day to remind the grandparents in you and your children’s lives how much you love and care about […]