Throw an Advent Birthday Party for Jesus!

advent birthday party for Jesus

As much as the advent season is a time of waiting and contemplation, with young children you can’t help but be drawn towards the celebratory side of Jesus’ birth. The angels sing. Mary sings. The shepherds sing. Such a joy-filled time of song and wonder, joy and excitement can open a door into our children’s… Read More ->

holiday lights lake compounce

Another year, another round of family traditions. Getting the tree, visiting local lights. One spot if you love lights and sparkles is the Holiday Lights event at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut. We've been to the event in previous years, and were grateful that this year the weather was just cold and not freeze-your-toes-off! Holiday… Read More ->

Kara Jean: A Pant for All Seasons (plus coupon!)

prana kara jean pant

Samples were received to facilitate this post. Earlier this year, I purged my wardrobe big-time. KonMari style. I promised myself I would more selective with what I put back into my closet. So when I met the Kara Jean from prAna, I was thrilled to discover: it's truly a pant for all seasons! One of… Read More ->

statements that build a child's confidence

Thank you LEGO® Juniors for sponsoring this post. Looking for creative play ideas that will both challenge and inspire your 4-7 year old? Please visit "Mom! Come see!" my four year old begged me, pulling me into the playroom where his latest creation teetered precariously. His evident pride made me smile. "Great job!" formed on… Read More ->