Top Posts of 2013

We just got our Year End Review! Our top 5 posts for our short life in 2013 are: 1. 5 Ingredient Grinch Fudge: 2. More Free Downloads 3. Are You Raising Entitled Kids? How Not To. 4. Christmas Service Advent 5. 4 Reasons to Say No to Black Friday Thank you to everyone who has […]

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Helping Kids Set Goals

Every New Year’s Eve my husband and I try to sit down and map out some family goals for the upcoming year. I like to call them goals rather than resolutions, but resolutions work too. We set personal goals as well, but our family goals are very important to us.   We set goals in […]

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Kid Friendly Ways to Ring in the New Year

Before kids New Year’s Eve for us usually involved parties, dancing, and a lot of raucous. These days, it is more like planning an altered nap schedule so we aren’t dealing with late night breakdowns, and debating the merit of letting the kids stay up until midnight. Truthfully, I wouldn’t change a thing. I love […]

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Happy Herbivore, Living a Plant Based Lifestyle, a Recipe and a GIVEAWAY!

Our family recently adopted a “plant-based” diet. This means we TRY to eat no animal products and get most of our food from plants: vegetables, fruits, legumes and grains. I would not say we are 100% yet, but we are trying. The health benefits have really been amazing. I could write a whole post on […]

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5 Tips for Traveling with Kids

This post is from Kelly of Cloudy Day Gray. I first “met” Kelly a few months ago on her blog and instagram and was so very touched by the story of her little girl Matilda who had to have a liver transplant as a tiny baby. She is such an inspiration to me as a […]

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Happy Holidays!

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Edible Christmas Trees 2 Ways

We’ve got TWO fun edible Christmas trees for you today! We’ll start off with healthy and move into tasty… Veggie Christmas Tree My kids (but surely not me!) have been eating a LOT of cookies this week thanks to friends and neighbors bringing delicious goodness into our home. I’ve been trying to balance it all […]

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Merry Random Christmas!

As I was looking up some information on Christmas the other day, I found a ton of interesting/random facts about Christmas. Here are all the things you never needed to know about Christmas:

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What a Man Wants…for Christmas

So…I may be done with my Christmas shopping, but I MAY have forgotten saved the most important gift for last. If you’re like me, you’ve stressed over what to get your kids, your kids’ teachers, your parents, your husband’s family, your neighbors, your neighbor’s family, your neighbors’ families’ neighbors….but maybe, just maybe haven’t gotten a […]

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GIVEAWAY from Alexander & Sophia

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED CONGRATULATIONS… email us at travelparenteat@gmail.com to claim your gift card! Thank you so much everyone for participating! We will be having another giveaway soon! Ok, have you checked out Alexander & Sophia? They have THE cutest children’s clothing! I have several items on my Christmas wish list. Now if only they […]

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