Every year I come up with a checklist to help make getting ready for summer a breeze (and so much fun!). In this post you’ll find great ideas for car rides, campers, pool and beach essentials, sunscreens, and more! Plus I’m giving away a $50 gift card to help get you ready for summer!
I love sharing sweet children’s books with y’all. As we are in the full swing of spring sports, I have the perfect one called Little Teammate to give to your children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews. (Perfect for those Easter baskets, too!)
I wrote a post about boys’ manners last year and I’ve had it on my mind to write a follow up about girls’ manners. You would think that with three daughters a post on girls’ manners would come naturally for me. But I suppose I put a lot of pressure on myself to make this post really impactful. After all, one of the purposes of this blog is to teach loveliness, grace, and refinement to this next generation. Read More
This “what to say” post comes in the form of a children’s book. It is one of the most precious books I’ve read in a long time and its words and illustrations give children, and adults for that matter, comfort and maybe even peace after the death of a loved one.
I’ve been asked many times: what manners should I be teaching my children? I am starting with boys’ manners today. Now I know I don’t have boys, but I am married to a man who was raised right so I have gleaned a lot from him. I also consulted my sister, who has three boys, as well as a few boy mom friends!
It’s the time of year when everyone is thinking about Christmas card photos and, with that, Christmas clothes for their children! For our latest family photos, I dressed my girls in classic children’s clothier, Florence Eiseman.
Let me preface this my saying that I am not anti-Halloween. My husband and I let our children dress up in fun costumes and watch It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brownonce or twice. My goal with this post is not to take away anyone’s fun, but to get people to be considerate and thoughtful when it comes to certain aspects of the holiday – particularly when it comes to children and to those who are grieving. Let me explain.