Deep Thoughts on Disney Junior

If you have young children in your house, there’s a good chance that your children have developed an allegiance to a particular 24 hour children’s programming network. Some families are Nick Jr. families; some are Sprout families. For a long time, we were a PBS Kids family,

What I’m Reading {Fall 2014}

The start of school means my book pace slowed waaaay down, but I’m still reading! Here’s what I’ve been enjoying the past couple of months. The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance (Elna Baker) This funny memoir is about Baker’s journey to find love and her

Today You Are Four

Dear Youngest Child, This past week, we celebrated your fourth birthday. It’s hard to believe it’s been four years, and at the same time it’s hard to remember a time when you weren’t part of our family. You were our “surprise” baby, but our family would not

Five on Friday | 5 Fall Fitness Essentials

This post is sponsored by Gordmans.  It’s no secret that I’ve gained weight since I quit my full-time job last year, and I’ve been working on shedding some of that extra poundage so my jeans will fit and I’ll have enough energy to chase my rowdy crew.

Five Gorgeous Chairs from CHAIRish the Children (And How You Can Snag Them!)

Last year, I had the honor of attending the CHAIRish the Children event at the Lucas Estate Sports Pavilion. CHAIRish is a fundraiser for The Villages of Indianapolis, where chairs painted by local artists are sold in a silent auction. I loved the gorgeous setting and the

An Irish Christmas Live in Indianapolis

It’s not yet Halloween, but in most stores you can find Christmas displays and decorations for sale. Many people think it’s too much too soon (and I tend to agree), but when it comes to the great music of Christmas, why wait until December? An Irish Christmas is