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This is For The Birds!

This is for the birds

Every week, I’ll be sharing what fun things our kids will be learning out so you can learn along with us. I know it can be hard to come up with a plan for learning, so I hope that this will help you and your kiddos have fun and maybe the parents will learn something…

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10 Ways to Keep in Touch during Social Distancing

10 ways to keep in touch

The Social Distancing during the Coronavirus is hard on everyone, but especially our teens and kids who are used to seeing other peers every day. For adult who have access to electronics like cell phones and computers, this may not be as difficult, but for kids who do not own their own gadgets, they might…

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Favorite books for readers!

Favorite Books for Readers

Time to get reading! If you have kids at home you might be wondering how to supplement your child’s education while they are not in school. Reading is always the answer. I’ll give you a simple hint. It doesn’t really matter what they read-but as long as they are reading something. However, some reading material…

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Dealing with Everyone Being at Home

dealing with everyone being home?

When my husband and I first were married, we both worked outside of the home I drove an hour (plus) each way to work. He had about a 20 minute drive. We both would get up early, go to the gym together and then head to our respective work places. Life was simple. It didn’t…

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Favorite Family Friendly Podcasts

favorite podcasts

Podcasts are your great grandparents radio shows, and they are great for listening to while you are on the go or if you are just hanging out and home and cuddling on the couch. You can still use your imagination and dream of things far away, but while resting your eyes (or voice, mom and…

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Summer Camps

summer camps

Many parents look for camps for the children for all different reasons-whether it be for watching their kids or to open their minds and explore! We love being a resource for you and your family! Is your camp not on our list? Let us know! Email [email protected] Listings are free. Want to have your camp…

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West Wing Sunrise Mountain Trail

sunrise mountain westwing

The West Wing/Sunrise Mountain Trail is conveniently located right near West Wing Park! The playground has a nice bathroom, so if you need that before you set out hiking, I highly recommend it! The Sunrise Mountain trail on West wing does not have a high elevation increase, however, it is not stroller friendly. Sorry friends.…

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The Wrigley


My husband and I were looking for a date night that was different than our normal usual date nights. My husband looked up unique places to eat in Phoenix and found The Wrigley. The Wrigley is located in the Biltmore section of Phoenix near Camelback Mountain. This mansion was built for the famed Wrigley family…

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Top Stroller Friendly Trails in Phoenix

top stroller friendly trails

Coming from a mom who had three kids three and under, finding time to exercise can be hard. I loved to get my double bob stroller out with my kids and go for a walk, but going around my neighborhood could seem drab, especially when there are so many different scenic places to go in…

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Favorite Games to Play With Kids

Favorite Games

Turn off the tablets. Pause the Netflix, Disney Plus and Hulu. Grab your kids and make a game night. Games nights are great for making memories, building relational skills, math skills and so much more. One of my favorite things to do with my extended family and friends growing up was to play games. I…

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Circus Americana Giveaway

Circus Americana

We have a wonderful giveaway for Circus Americana that is coming to town November 7th-November 24th! Tickets are available now for their shows. This all human circus can be seen at Big Surf .

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SRF Balloon Spooktacular Giveaway!

Balloon Spooktacular

One winner will receive four tickets to the Halloween Spookcatular Hot Air Balloon Festival at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick On Friday, October 25th start at 5pm. Over 20 Hot Air Balloons will be passing out over 4,000 pounds of candy. There will be live music, food and beverage, a FREE kids Zone, a…

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Getting older means having favorite (comfortable) clothes


When I was a kid, I had a few favorite shirts and then there were the clothes that didn’t feel good or made me feel a little itchy. By the time I was a teen, fashion and style sort of became important. I wanted to impress people. I had my own style. But, I didn’t…

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