Added by Kelly on April 24, 2016 at 6:16pm — No Comments
I don’t know what it is about this gym, but I really like it there. The lady who seems to be in charge was there alone when we arrived early for class and I talked to her about Martial Arts a little since we had time.
With that time I immediately asked some…Continue
Added by Patty Gordon on April 5, 2016 at 12:44pm — No Comments
Last week I introduced a blog series based on my experiences growing up as a preacher’s kid. In these “Confessions of a Preacher’s Kid,” I’m sharing what I’ve learned about Christianity, following…Continue
Added by Kishona Lape on March 28, 2016 at 12:05pm — No Comments
Some of you know that I grew up as a PK – a “pastor’s kid” or “preacher’s kid” – although I guess the correct terminology would be a “minister’s kid” because my dad wasn’t always in a position as the pastor, but he and my mother have always been in ministry of some kind (music ministry, youth…Continue
Added by Kishona Lape on March 21, 2016 at 11:41am — No Comments
Kids love these. This is a fun take on a pb and banana sandwich. They are quick and easy to make.
1 Whole Wheat or Multi Grain Tortilla
2 Tbsp Almond Butter (Any type will do – Nut, Seed or Wow Butter)
1 tsp honey (optional)
Added by Words of a Mom on March 18, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
Celebrate the Valentine's Day holiday with your little ones by making this adorable craft. Hang the finish project in your home or give it away to a friend to share the love. Nothing really beats a gift made with love. :)
Added by Jazelle on February 10, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
A study from Penn State shows that genetics and societal influences shape the future artist. Read about it HERE…Continue
Added by Dea Lenihan on December 9, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments
A study from Penn State says genetics and societal influences influence the future artist. Read about it HERE…Continue
Added by Dea Lenihan on December 9, 2015 at 11:02am — No Comments
We’ve also seen the results of those amazing professional family photo shoots. You know the ones plastered all over Facebook, with the entire family in khaki pants and crisp white button downs, artfully arranged on the beach.…Continue
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on December 3, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments
Holidays aren't complete without the ones we love. If your family lives near, everyone will probably gather at a central location to celebrate. If you have family out of town, travel will more than likely be apart of your plans. Traveling with kids during the holiday season can seem pretty complicated, but it's totally doable! Use these 7 ways to survive holiday travel with the family and you'll…Continue
Added by Jazelle on December 2, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
My daughter loooves tea parties! She'll have tea parties with all the animals in her room, including any of her brother's toys that may have somehow gotten mixed in. Illy will throw parties for her brothers or bring me little cups of "tea" and "soup" (lukewarm water) while I'm working. She's even gotten the whole family to sit on the floor in the living room for a tea…Continue
While spending some time wandering on the internet, I came across this picture on Mseffie.com. At first glance, I noticed that they are using scrabble pieces and a globe to get their message across. Cute. Artsy. I really enjoy the antique effect they used to bring the picture together. However, before I could click on to another page, the message caught my attention again. Rather than the letters that spelled "Go There," I saw "Just Go Already!"
How many times have…Continue
Added by Jazelle on September 29, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Ooooo!! It's almost October, that spooky time of year. Trick or treating and Jack o'lanterns abound.…Continue
Added by Dea Lenihan on September 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Establishing a love of reading can be tricky sometimes. Children who would rather run around and be active physically may not see the "fun" in exploring through a story... at first. The key is to choose books that speaks specifically to their interest and personality. Allow them to select which books stand out to them - superheroes, all things locomotives, comedies, comics, holiday themed, etc. As they become excited about what they're reading, they'll want to do it more! Go a step further…Continue
Added by Jazelle on September 17, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Camping isn't on our list of trips for this year (maybe next year), but I still wanted to introduce my kids to one of the great camping experiences ever... S'mores! There's just something about the ooey, gooey, stickiness of the marshmallows and the sweet, smooth chocolate that is enough for me to deem camping as one adventure that everyone must try... at least once in their life. (Of course, there is the beauty of nature and all the creatures you may not normally see, but I'm speaking…Continue
Added by Jazelle on September 10, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Added by Shahana Shafiuddin on September 7, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments
Breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, snack... Repeat. There are days when I’m not exciting about having to prepare another meal. Eating is important, I know, but its nice to have a break sometimes... even if its only for one meal. This is mini pizza recipe is one that the kids can completely make themselves! All you have to do is place it in the oven, set the timer, and take it out!…Continue
Added by Jazelle on August 27, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
The one and only Maggie Daley Park is located in the loop or downtown area of Chicago, IL. It is a FREE public park and is 20 acres! The playground is near the Lake Michigan shoreline so not only are you getting great views of the city, you're also getting amazing views of the lakeshore.
The first thing you see when walking…Continue
Added by Jazelle on August 20, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Recently I had the privilege of taking Illy out on a date. We'd been talking about it for a while and were long past due for an outing, but there always seemed to be something else going. "Dates" don't always have to be a big outing, in fact, some of our dates have been a sweet treat and girlie movie. No BOYS allowed! ;) This time, however, I wanted to do something special and…Continue
Added by Jazelle on August 11, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
In addition to tons of books, games, puzzles, and family programs; the library is also the place to get your Museum Adventure Pass!
The Museum Adventure Pass is made possible through the wonderful partnership between local libraries and various zoos and museums. This partnership gives families an opportunity to visit each location at a discounted admission rate or for FREE!
Added by Jazelle on August 6, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments