Back to School

Making the First Day of School Special

August 14, 2012 Heather 0
Yesterday Heather gave us some great advice on easing the kindergarten transition for parents and kids, today she’s sharing some tips to make the first day special whether it’s the very first day of kindergarten or the […]
Back to School

Back to School Products that last – Backpacks

August 13, 2012 Melissa Haak 4
As a kid I loved back to school shopping and getting all fresh and new supplies (nerd alert!). As a parent, of more than one, I particularly appreciate supplies and gear that last more than one school year. This week I’m going to share with you some of my stars. All have lasted more than one school year. Today Backpacks! […]
Library Events

The Hunger Games: FREE Movie Events

August 9, 2012 Loralie 0
I’ve got to admit, I love teen-lit!  So it’s with a little jealously I’m reporting about these FREE movie events at our local libraries to watch the DVD/Blu-Ray Release of The Hunger Games  (rated PG-13), […]
Playgrounds and Parks

Sunset Woods Park in Highland Park

August 9, 2012 Dawn 0
One of our favorite free things to do as a family is check out all the wonderful parks and playgrounds Lake County has to offer.  Recently my sons and I met up with a friend who […]