International Left Handers Day

International Left Handers Day

Today is International Left Handers Day and I am one of the people who is overjoyed to celebrate it! I am going to be sharing some of my favorite, and least favorite, things about being a lefty. The Cons of Being a Lefty Now there are cons to pretty much everything from a certain food, Read More

National Parenting a Gifted Child Week

National Parenting a Gifted Child Week

The third week of July has been named National Parenting a Gifted Child Week. I’m grateful that people are starting to recognize the challenges of raising gifted children. Sure, having a gifted child is a good thing, a great thing really. I’m not complaining at all. However, it’s nice to know that other people understand Read More

Roseblood Owlcrate Box

Subscription Service Review: Owlcrate

Have you heard about Owlcrate? We’ve tried a few subscription services and none of them have really stuck – until now. Autumn is in love with Owlcrate and all that it has to offer. It’s about the books, of course, but there’s so much more involved. It is now Autumn’s go-to gift request for every Read More

Prepping for the Summer Sports Tournament

Prepping for the Summer Sports Tournament

I grew up playing sports so it’s no surprise that my kids also compete athletically. Now that my daughter plays travel ball, that means a number of summer sports tournament weekends. To that end, we’ve developed a system to prepare and – you can ask anybody on our team – I am¬†known for having EVERYTHING. Read More

DIY Softball Bucket

DIY Softball (or Baseball) Bucket with Cushion

It’s softball/baseball season. In our house, that means a lot of softball. Autumn plays on a travel team and when they aren’t practicing or playing, we certainly are. This year, Autumn has decided to really give pitching a shot. I’m not opposed to this but my knees are. Crouching to catch and pop up for Read More