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Giving the gift of Water Safety

Giving the gift of Water Safety

December is a month of giving. We get into the spirit of giving through local charities, family holidays and why should it stop after the month of December is over? One thing that you can continue to give your child year round is the gift […]

5 experiences to gift your kids this holiday season

5 experiences to gift your kids this holiday season

The time has come. Racking my brain for each family member, coming up with a gift for each of them to get Sweet Tea. I have a strict vetting process. It’s got to be good quality, inspire creativity or active playing and most importantly not […]

The best local gift basket for sale this season!

The best local gift basket for sale this season!

Columbus families: LISTEN UP! How would you like to save 60% on  an amazing gift for your whole family? I mentioned in my post about gifting experiences instead of things, there are so many benefits to not giving tangible items for the holidays! And just […]

What’s going on at Goldfish-November 2017

Just because cold weather has finally arrived (hello, snow flakes yesterday!), it doesn’t mean that we need to stop having fun in the water! Goldfish Swim School has got plenty of fun things to keep you and your kids busy this month. Check out the […]

Lollipop Baby Monitor

The quest for the perfect baby monitor is a tedious one. As a new parent, one of my biggest anxiety reducers was my baby monitor. There are a ton of features that parents look for, but it all comes down to being able to watch […]

Day trip to Yellow Springs, Ohio

Day trip to Yellow Springs, Ohio

I love a good day trip, Getting away from the regular day-to-day sights and exploring a new place gives me such a good feeling. When Mike suggested that we head somewhere new for our free weekend this month (yep, the ONLY free weekend this month), […]

The biggest things that I am learning from swim lessons

The biggest things that I am learning from swim lessons

Yep, you read that right. ME, the mom learning at swim lessons. I never really thought about it when we signed her up that we would be learning along with her. I learned how to swim at a young age but the techniques for teaching […]

Choosing Acceptance

Choosing Acceptance

Parenting has changed a lot in me. Understandably, I’m not the same person I was before having Teagan. Not emotionally, mentally, and most definitely not physically. I have dealt and admittedly still struggle at times, with judgement and insecurities, like a lot of women do. […]

A teacher’s style guide for the new school year

A teacher’s style guide for the new school year

*This post is sponsored by JORD watches. All other items were purchased by my own will and are endorsed without compensation. Hey all! As many of you know, my husband and I are both teachers. It’s fun (and honestly, also a little sad at the […]

Goldfish Swim School: Not your ordinary swim lesson

Goldfish Swim School: Not your ordinary swim lesson

One of my biggest missions as a parent is to raise a strong, independent, self sufficient little girl and while I wish I could be there to protect her forever, the fact is I won’t be able to . But that doesn’t mean I can’t […]