Park hopping is one of my favorite things to do with the kids. It gives us plenty of outdoor time, it's great exercise, and it's FREE to do! I recently loaded up my crew plus an extra kid to rank the best playgrounds Livingston County, Michigan. Check out the positives the kid's chose for each, or hop in the car and judge for yourself! There are also plenty of smaller playgrounds that are lovely, and awesome playscapes inside our Metroparks and the Howell Nature Center. For this post … Continue Reading..
The Grand Rapids Public Museum hosted my family's visit. The opinions expressed below belong to me. We recently hit the west side of the state for some family fun, and when rain decided to squash our outdoor adventures, we were thrilled to have some amazing museums to visit instead. Grand Rapids … Continue Reading..
On our family summer bucket list, June is for strawberries, July is for blueberries, and August is for SUNFLOWERS! Maybe it's a cliche flower to some, but there is nothing that will take your breath away more than a field filled with these beauties. You can't NOT smile! I am lucky to be in an … Continue Reading..
With wild horses, beautiful beaches, and great food, the Outer Banks, North Carolina is a great destination for families. Learn what to consider on your trip with this list of 10 Things To Do In The Outer Banks, North Carolina With Kids! We just returned from a fantastic family vacation to the … Continue Reading..
My oh my, I can't believe it's already July! Restrictions are starting to lift, and summer will fly from here on out, so make sure to get out there and support all of our local spots that may have had a tough year. I've gathered up 31 Things To Do With Kids In July 2021 In Southeast Michigan, so … Continue Reading..
From a book highlighting the Enneagram to a Michigan-based headband company, there's lots to love in this edition of Favorite Things June 2021! Amazon affiliate links are included for some of the products mentioned. When you purchase from these links, my website gets a small … Continue Reading..
Plan a great day trip with these tips for visiting Dow Gardens and Whiting Forest in Midland with kids. Who loves a good day trip? We certainly do, and you better believe that we are making the most of our summer by doing as many day trips as we can! We recently visited Dow Gardens and the … Continue Reading..
Cell phones and iPads are a controversial topic when it comes to children's development, but the fact is -- they are around, and very important to many busy families. There are plenty of programs and behavioral advice to follow when it comes to cell phone usage, but one of the simplest things you … Continue Reading..
With incredibly diverse agriculture, there simply is nothing better than visiting all of our amazing farms in Michigan. As U-cut flower farms become more popular around the state, there's one flower that can't be beat -- and that's lavender. Not only is it known to calm anxiety, but it also … Continue Reading..
The post below is sponsored by Dino Safari at Suburban Collection Showplace. I received free admission in exchange for promoting. All opinions expressed belong to me. If you have a Dino lover in your house, a visit to the Dino Safari at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi will be a must this … Continue Reading..