While others are packing their swimsuits and sunscreen, my family is loading up the minivan for a week at our favorite resort in the Wisconsin northwoods.
Author Archive | Laura
In keeping with my resolution to have more fun in 2017 and in honor of February’s “National Library Lovers Month,” I recommend to you some other seriously silly books:
No one told me that having children was sometimes like putting a mirror up in front of your own face. No one told me that I would see myself in the dramatic way she sighs and rolls her eyes. No one told me I would hear my own words, bitter and sarcastic, coming out of […]
I have just one goal for 2017 – have more FUN. With my husband, with my girlfriends and, especially, with my daughters. At 11 and 7, they are at the perfect ages to really get after it and start having some serious good times. Make amazing family memories. Take big bites out of life.
We all want to give our families that picture-perfect Christmas – just like something straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Unfortunately, we all live in the real world (and not in a Hallmark Channel movie) where sometimes kids get sick, roads get slick and moms get stressed. Big time. The best way I’ve found […]
It’s never too early to teach your children about giving back to the community, Mueller says, Ringing bells as a family will “provide an opportunity for parents to show their children how to give and become a donor. It is a rare occasion for a child to pass a kettle without begging his or her […]
“I can’t believe you’re being so MEAN!” our 11-year-old daughter told my husband and me. “You guys are the Fun-Killers!” Yep. That’s us. Mr. & Mrs. Fun-Killer.
One fun way to keep our fitness goals in check during the holidays is by signing up for one (or more!) local fun runs. My daughter, who ran a 5K Reindeer Dash with me last December, is totally hooked. She’s already told me that she wants to run the two-mile Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning […]