10 Things I Wish I Knew About Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease Before My Son Had It

  This week, we had the pleasure of having Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease hit our home. It has been going around my son's daycare despite their constant cleaning, sterilizing, and disinfecting. I... Read more

Our Day at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium

Recently my family and I visited the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. This has been on our Cleveland to-do list for a while. We loved our trip to the Aquarium. It took us about 2-2.5 hours to go through... Read more

A Busy Parent’s Guide to Start a Running Routine

“I walk a LOT, but have always wanted to get started running. I just don’t know how.” “I got really in shape with my Peloton this winter, but can’t run a mile to save my life. How is that... Read more

Every Parent Deserves a Solo Staycation

As I write this, I have been alone in my house for the past three days and it has been glorious. How does a mother of three young children get three whole days alone in her home? Well, we are in t... Read more

Mommy and Me Day Trip: Ohio's Amish Country

If you hop on the highway and head south, it doesn't take long to end up in the picturesque countryside, where you can take a wild drive to see animals up close and get a taste of traditional Amish co... Read more

Summer Nature Hikes in Northeast Ohio

Sometimes there’s no better way to get back to nature than a walk in the woods—especially if you have young kids looking to burn off some energy. So ditch the video games and find a tree to hug (t... Read more

One-Tank Family Road Trip: Millersburg, Ohio

We recently got back from a family vacation -- the first in several months (#thankscovid) -- to Millersburg, Ohio. If you’re seeking a fun place to take your kids that’s easy to get to, I suggest ... Read more

5 Travel Considerations as Pandemic Restrictions Wind Down

In the famous Shakespearean play, Hamlet asked the question, “To be or not to be, that is the question.”  Today, I’m reminded of that famous question.  However, I would modify it to: “To tra... Read more

3 Money-Saving Platforms You May Not Know About

My husband laughs at me whenever I come home from the grocery store and boast about how I saved 50 cents on this and a dollar on that. It may seem insignificant, but those savings add up. I’m always... Read more

Continuing a Running Routine While Pregnant

I recently completed a 365-day running streak, where I ran every single day for an entire year. I started it April 2020 during the pandemic, and I'm now at 400+ days and 33 weeks pregnant, which means... Read more

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