The 4th of July is such a magical celebration pumped full of family fun and community events galore. I have compiled a list of some of the best events in Oklahoma City and the surrounding metro so you and your families can take full advantage of this holiday and make some memories that will last […]
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One of my favorite past times (yes, because having a 2-year-old and a 10-month-old qualifies anything done at a leisurely, quiet, enjoyable pace as a thing of the past) is reading. Those that know me probably think, “um…you’re an English teacher, don’t you read ALL THE BOOKS?” I’d love to say yes but…nope. I’ll be honest, at […]
Summer in the metro has ARRIVED! We love getting out and playing with our kids all summer long, but we know that sometimes you need to get out of the house and have a fun day on a dime. We hope you’ll find some serious fun with this list of free & cheap summer […]
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I did not grow up in Oklahoma. But I did grow up knowing the history of my native state. So, now that I am raising two Okie boys, I want to make sure they grow up knowing the rich culture, heritage, and history that is ingrained here. But no matter who you are, where you […]
I was totally eavesdropping in the dressing room at Target when I heard a few other moms saying, “My kids are so ungrateful. All they care about is their phones and their friends.” “I wish my children understood that there is a world outside of their wants and needs.” I found myself nodding my head […]
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As a stay at home mom, my days are filled with repetition of a routine surrounded by complete and utter chaos. Of course we have the essential everyday things that are what I call the repetitive routine like wake up, change diaper, get dressed, breakfast, school, nap, lunch, and then dinner & bedtime. It is […]
You guys… it’s 2017 (say what?!?) and Oklahoma City has several fun activities and events to welcome in the New Year. As you make your New Year’s Resolutions, remember to be kind to yourself and don’t let expectations keep you from enjoying yourself and your family. My Not So New New Year’s Resolution to Love Myself […]
The holidays are so magical, even with all the hustle and bustle. There seems to be a lot of stress built-in with present giving and all the parties you are planning or attending and all the things to check off on the list, but one thing that makes this time of year so magical […]