There is so much to do on Kauai, we haven’t even scratched the surface with the three trips we’ve been there. We love to hike and explore, and Kauai is the perfect place to do both. Disclaimer: We are not licensed tour guides nor are we experts on the island of Kauai. The following hikes,… Read More Kauai-Hiking, Exploring, and Snorkeling
K has always struggled behaviorally in school. He was eating up to 3 pencils a day, even biting off the metal part and eraser. He fidgets in his seat. He likes to walk the room. He likes to visit when he should be working. He has trouble remembering to raise his hand and wait to… Read More ADHD, Anxiety, and Chiropractic Care-K’s Story of Hope
Summers for us are super busy with the kids activities and a crazy work schedule for my husband. So when we get the chance to spend time as a family, we like to make as many memories as possible while also trying to recharge our batteries. Having younger kids like ours we find that this is often… Read More Maplewood State Park MN-A Great Family Get Away
We LOVE Hawaii. We have been there three times now, and we hope to go back again soon. There are so many things we love about Hawaii… specifically, we love Kauai. Our first trip to Hawaii was in 2007 for our honeymoon. Neither my husband nor I had ever been to any of the islands. For… Read More Kauai-Tips For An Off-The-Beaten-Path Adventure
I, wife of 1 husband, mommy of 3 young children, maker of all food and knower of where all things are, found myself alone in the garden yesterday, pulling weeds and grass that looks better than my mowed lawn. And it was while I was alone that I found myself once again thinking of the past. But… Read More Putting Energy Into Your Future
Disclaimer: I am not a trained nutritionist or dietician. The following information is based off of my own personal research and dietary information provided to me by our Naturopathic Doctor’s office. This post may include affiliate links. Our oldest son LOVES summer bible camp. When we were discussing potential summer activities he could be a… Read More Dietary Restrictions and Summer Camp-How I Packed For 4 Days at Camp
I remember when my oldest started to coo as a baby. It was so cute! We would encourage him to coo and babble as often as we could, excited to see what his first actual word was going to be. Like most parents, I was hoping for ‘momma’, and my husband was hoping for ‘dadda’. … Read More Mom!!! Maker-Of-Memories or My-Own-Maid?
My kids love electronic entertainment. They love movies, games, tablets, tv shows, YouTube, Netflix, the list goes on. I’m usually pretty lax on their electronic time, as long as they aren’t failing to do their chores, and aren’t arguing over what to watch. But this summer I implemented the rule of no electronics, nothing, from… Read More No electronics 10am-5pm and this is what happened!
Disclosure: I am not a trained medical professional nor am I professionally trained in health insurance. This post is in no way to be used as medical or insurance advice. The writings of this post are of my own personal experiences only. This post may include affiliate links. It is amazing to think of how health… Read More Why we broke up with health insurance; and what we went with instead.
My oldest son recently got diagnosed as being dairy intolerant. He also was found to have an over-active adrenal gland and some of his mineral levels are severely out of the normal range. Due to these findings, he is on a very specific diet. He cannot have anything diary or anything derived from dairy products. … Read More Some tips on going dairy-free sugar-specific