Mommy Put the Phone Down

By: Sarah Meikle “Mommy put the phone down.”As I took my eyes off of my phone I could see my 3 year old son looking up at me. Tears started to form in my eyes.“Come here mommy.” He took my hand, led me over to where he had been playing with his cars.“Sit here,” he…

Tea Time

When the school year starts we, parents, enter a new level of busy. Getting children up, dressed, fed, and out the door, is just the start of it. Evenings are filled with many extra curricular activities, and we are the chauffeurs, cheerleaders, and clean up crew. We then have the evenings at home to power…

Sunday Games

Love this Michigan weather!!  These past couple weeks have brought us every kind of day you could possibly imagine—cold and windy to sunny and warm. Never knowing what lies ahead, the boys and I have been opting for more indoor games to keep us busy, games we play as a family. My preschooler and I…

Take Time to Enjoy Fall

It is a beautiful time of year when the leaves begin to change and the smell of fall is in the air.  Now is the perfect time to enjoy the last bit warmth before winter settles in for a long, cold ‘slump.’  There are some beautiful places to take a walk whether it be around…