Pain. Tear inducing, not wanting to even play with her friends anymore pain. It started on the night of her school dance. I really just thought she was sore from running around with her friends all evening—doing the hokey pokey and chicken dance and everything else that comes with an elementary school dance. I gave […]
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A little over a year ago I wrote about surviving my daughter’s fifth birthday. I lamented over the fact that her little girl days were numbered. Well, you guys, it’s happening. She’s growing up.
President Reagan said the above in October 1988 when he declared October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. This year we wanted to find away to honor the precious lives of those we have celebrated and grieved. Moreover, we wanted to find away to commemorate these lives for all 12 months of the […]
Start planning your trick-or-treating route today! We will continually add to the list as more dates and times are released. Know of one that we don’t have captured? Please share with us in the comments!
October’s arrival brings with it so many activities! This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide. We are highlighting those we think may be of most interest to families in the Green Bay and surrounding areas. If you have suggestions or additions, please leave a comment! Better yet, add it to […]
Tis the season! Beer, food, music, and fun! In fact, as soon as the leaves start to change I am pretty certain nearly everyone claims some German ancestry. The great news is there are still many family-friendly Oktoberfest celebrations left to enjoy. Let us know your favorite!
Wrigley and Miller were our kids until they weren’t. We welcomed a son and then a daughter and then two more sons. The attention given became less, but the love only grew. I didn’t really view Miller as my child anymore. He was my trusted and beloved friend and counselor.
There is nothing like Autumn in Wisconsin. The changing leaves and crisp air. You can’t beat it. Fall also means apple picking and fun at the pumpkin patch. We are so fortunate to have so many options within a short car ride. That said, apple orchards are starting to open with their early apples and in […]
It has been so rewarding to witness this community of parents come together to listen and support one another. And, every single day I am blown away by the fantastic group of contributors who take something none of us have enough of…time…to share their stories. Parenting can be overwhelming, but these voices let us know […]
This post is brought to you by our friends at 199ride.com.Summers don’t last long in Wisconsin. So, don’t let this summer pass you by! Here are six family-friendly destinations to consider. All you need is a reliable vehicle, a couple gallons of gas, and an adventurous spirit.