Where to stop, stay and explore on the family drive from Texas to Colorado, featuring routes from Dallas to Telluride and Vail, with pit stops in Amarillo, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah. The best summer road trip for families!
The best audiobooks and podcasts for adults and kids interested in self-improvement, open hearted living and vulnerability. Featuring Brene Brown, Tara Westover, classical children’s literature and more!
Grow and clean together with the kids chores chart that help you identify kids chores by age that can be done as a family. Our kids chores list builds family connections while you clean!
I’m going to tell you something that, given my hippie parent tendencies, may surprise you. I’m not a tie-dye gal. You see, there’s a spectrum to hippie-next-door parenting you may not be completely versed in, which is respectable. I fall hard and fast on the “most likely to be seen wearing a calico dress in […]
My friend Ruthie and I met when we had the same first day of work nine years ago at The American Red Cross, her in development and me in communications. We started in September and for Halloween just a month later, I asked her if she wanted to dress up as Laverne and Shirley. I […]
Post written by Lilly I have a confession to make. Five years into the game, this summer is the first that I’ll be home with my daughter full time. We have a half day preschool two days a week, and then I’m on my own. Trying not to burn out with a packed schedule or […]
Mornings can be such a challenge. On one hand, there’s so much magic in this space we get to share together as a family before we have to reckon with the outside world. But also, we need to get out the door and be ready to take on the day! I want a pace for […]
Oh boy, has an innocent family trip to Disney World become a topic of debate or what? Camps are divided over whether a Disney trip is the family vacation of choice, to the point of it now almost existing as a subculture. Those outside this subculture often not-so-gently remind parents that for the costs and […]
Post Written by Lilly I’m writing to you today from some alternate reality where my tiny surprise-baby miracle-daughter is five years old. For some reason, this was always such a distant future and major milestone for me when she was a baby! Five years old – leaving the entire baby/toddler/preschool phase behind for little girl […]
Post Written by Lilly My job as a Mom often feels like it boils down to the title of CMM: Chief Memory Maker. I’ve taken on the responsibility of orchestrating and manifesting the collection of memories and joy in our family. I’m the birthday party planner and family vacation concierge. I buy the toys. I […]