Ella’s First Trip to Fenway Park

When I was 5 years old my dad took me to my first Red Sox game at Fenway Park. I can still remember walking down Yawkey Way for the first time, sitting in the old wooden seats and listening to the excitement of the crowd. I’ve been in love ever since. During our recent trip

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Our Trip to Boston

I was born and raised in Massachusetts and so many of my fondest childhood memories were made in the city of Boston. It has been a dream of mine to take Ella on a trip to Boston since before she was even born. We were blessed with the opportunity to spend some time in my

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Going Back to School as a Mom

As much as I love being a stay at home mom, I have always regretted not finishing school. When I first had Ella I put everything else on hold so I could focus on being the best mother possible. Being a new mom is hard work and I think it was a great decision for

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Durham Museum of Life and Science

The Durham Museum of Life and Science has been on our list of places to go for awhile now. I’ve heard so many amazing things about this place from other local mommies and have been dying to check it out. The Durham Museum of Life and Science has both indoor and outdoor exhibits, but during

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Peter Pan + Neverland Themed Birthday Party

“Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning!” Kid’s Birthday parties are so much fun! This weekend Ella and I were invited to a birthday party for two of her playgroup friends. The party was Peter Pan themed and it was adorable! Here are some highlights from the Neverland Themed party that made

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Everyday Me Time Ideas for Moms

As a mothers we often get so busy taking care of our children that we forget about ourselves. The first six months after having Ella I really lost myself. My life became a never-ending cycle of nursing, diaper changing, getting Ella to sleep then trying to rush around to get as much housework done as

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St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids

It is so important to encourage our children’s creativity. Every week Ella and I sit down together to complete a craft. Ella really looks forward to arts and craft time and it’s so fun to see how excited she gets exploring her creativity. Some of our favorite crafts have been our holiday themed crafts. With

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Museum of Natural Science, Raleigh, NC

One of the best things about living in Raleigh is there are so many awesome activities available for families. Some of my favorite places in the city to take Ella are the museums – they are a nice mixture of fun and education. This week we decided to explore the North Carolina Museum of Natural

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Everything We Loved About Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom has undergone some major changes over the past few years. It’s always bittersweet for me when they change things up at the parks. This was my first time visiting the park since they made a majority of these changes so I was really excited to check it out! It was also my

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