Saving Your Sanity When Christmas Gets Crazy

We all know the holidays can “Holiday Cheer” the sanity right out your ears. So forget the twelve days of Christmas, I’ve got twelve tips for saving your sanity. There should be [...]


Things to do in Philadelphia during the holidays while at Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square

Many people like to escape the hustle and bustle of the city during the holidays but my family can’t stay away from it! With four days off from school and work during the Thanksgiving holidays, [...]


The Elf on the Shelf Must Die

The time has come for Ruby, our Elf on the Shelf, to die. Or at least go away, lose her magic, skedaddle. Reason No. 1 The Elf Must Die I thought the whole Elf on the Shelf thing was cute a [...]


Easy Ornament Craft That Won’t Drive Moms Crazy

When it comes to crafts with kids, I hear so many mamas say they just aren’t creative. But here’s the thing, mamas, there are no rules!  There are no expectations. If the kids are [...]


Got Christmas gift tantrums? Try these tips to get through the holidays!

Tantrums over Christmas presents? So you’re busy creating the perfect fairy tale Christmas for your children. You want to make memories for them that will last forever. The presents are wrapped [...]


Best Holiday Festivals in the U.S. you don’t know about… yet

We’ve all seen the lights starting to go up around town. The Christmas music has already hit the radio, and holiday sales have begun to pop up even at local boutiques. Whether we are ready or not [...]


Lights Explode at Longwood Gardens this Christmas

This week I waxed on about Longwood Gardens and why it is an amazing place to check out during the day with toddlers. We were not able to stay for the nighttime lights, but I wanted to give you a [...]


Experience Holiday Magic at Longwood Gardens

  Sneaking off for a little holiday magic while you are visiting family is never a bad thing. Heck, you can even bring them with you. Getting out of the house to explore a new place and take in [...]


Fabulous Holiday Events in Vancouver, BC

Special thanks to Claudia at TheTravellingMom.ca for sharing her 5 favorite things to do in Vancouver, BC this holiday season.  The holidays have arrived! There are so many great family-friendly [...]


7 Ways to Celebrate Holiday Events: Seattle Edition

I love the month of December. Never am I filled with so much happiness. Christmas music takes over the radio, my house smells like pine, and warm stuff is always coming out of my oven. Twinklie [...]

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