When Is the Right Time For Your Children to Have A Smartwatch: 5 Reasons Why We Chose the the Xplora X5 Play Smartwatch for Our 8 Year Old

This post is sponsored by Xplora. All photos and opinions are my own. The one great thing about remote learning for Luke and working from home for me and Charlie is that we all get to spend more time with each other. But the one thing we are all trying to work on is trying … Continue reading When Is the Right Time For Your Children to Have A Smartwatch: 5 Reasons Why We Chose the the Xplora X5 Play Smartwatch for Our 8 Year Old

Let’s Explore! Sunflowers at Matthiessen State Park (and other sunflower fields near Chicago)

Sunday was probably one of the hottest days this summer. With the heat index it felt like 100 degrees. We were crazy to spend part of the day outside - looking for a sunflower field in or near Chicago. And guess what? We found a sunflower field at Matthiessen State Park about 1.5 hour drive … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Sunflowers at Matthiessen State Park (and other sunflower fields near Chicago)

Let’s Explore! Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Chicago while Social Distancing

Okay...so the summer of 2020 is not turning out to be what we were planning for it to be or as jam-packed as last year's summer fun. We are missing out on our annual family tradition at Lollapalooza or hanging out at a Chicago street festival. In a way, it feels like summer has been … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Fun Things to Do With Your Kids in Chicago while Social Distancing

Let’s Explore! Rainbow Murals in Chicago for You and Your Rainbow Babies and Kids

Cruz and Levi are rainbow babies. They're my rainbow babies. In case you're unfamiliar with the term - a rainbow baby is a baby born after a miscarriage or loss and signifies hope and healing after a loss and are seen as "the rainbow after the storm". National Rainbow Baby Day is held on August 22nd. … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Rainbow Murals in Chicago for You and Your Rainbow Babies and Kids