DIY Bamboo Sunflower Decor

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I love a good deal and I frequent my local ReStore here in Medina often! On one of my more recent trips, I found a pile of bamboo plate chargers for 25 cents.... Read more

‘Watermelon Magic’ at Great Lakes Science Center is Mesmerizing for Young Kids

A recent visit to the Great Lakes Science Center with my 4-year-old and 2-year-old sons proved to be even more of a learning experience than it usually is. After burning off some energy at the TapeSca... Read more

Akron Zoo Scavenger Hunt

Summer is in finally in full swing. Are your kids bored yet? Are you running out of ideas for things to do? Summer is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the zoo! We are members of the Akron ... Read more

Save Money through Reciprocal Zoo and Museum Memberships

Does your family like to visit zoos? How about museums or science centers? Our family loves going to the zoo, but for a family of 6, the costs add up quickly. That's why we have had a membership at th... Read more

To My Daughter who has Red Hair

Daughter, you are one year old now and people have started to comment on your hair. It is the color of orange sherbet—strawberry blonde, in the parlance—but most people will call it “red.” ... Read more

Decompressing Over the Summer by Filling up My Calendar

Summertime is traditionally a time to slow down and enjoy lazy days, but I am filling my summer with fun things because summertime (and year-round really) should be about doing the things you love wit... Read more

I’m Afraid to Travel with My Kids

My husband and I traveled a lot before having kids. We loved visiting new places but also going back to our favorite spots. On our list of travels is San Francisco, Indianapolis, Napa Valley, Las Vega... Read more

On the Town Survival Guide: Fairs and Festivals

My “On the Town Survival Guides” are designed to help maximize your fun and minimize your stress while you’re out and about with your kids. I’ve tackled everything from fine dining to Cedar Po... Read more

How to Find Your Child's New Favorite Book

One of the greatest delights of parenting a 4-year old has been letting him independently browse in the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. Children's nonfiction is just two stack... Read more

A Family Guide to the Ultimate Cleveland Staycation

Last month, I sent my wife and two older kids on an adventure to New York City for spring break, while I took off a couple days from work to hang out with our younger two2 kids. Instead of sitting aro... Read more

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