Indian Trail’s Newest Park: Crooked Creek

Indian Trail’s newest park opened May 30th, and is getting a ton of buzz! Crooked Creek is one of several new parks being put in the areas of Indian Trail, Stallings, and Waxhaw, but is one of

Are NC Beaches Shark Infested?

In the wake of a shark attack on three kids at North Carolina beaches, parents are questioning whether or not to let their kids play in the water. My family was at the exact Oak

10 Tips for Flying with a Toddler

Last year I documented some of my tips for airline trips with babies (check it out here). That was waaaaaay back then, when I had a one year old on my hands. These days?

A moment of gratitude

I originally planned to write a cheeky post about dining out with toddlers, but then the shootings in Charleston happened last week and a dear friend’s father passed away much too soon, and it

Making the Switch from Working Mom to Stay at Home Mom

  So, you are thinking about becoming a stay at home mom or have just become one. While preparing for all the fun activities to do with the little one and the free time

The Sweet Summer of 2015

Woo Hoo! Cue the confetti and air horns we are officially kicking off our SWEET SUMMER OF 2015!!! School is out, the sun is definitely out and soaking up the fun and celebrating is

Beat the Heat

A summer (or rather, spring, in our case) heat wave can be just as unbearable as a winter snow/ice storm.  In fact, after a few days, it feels like cabin fever all over again!

Gift Ideas for Dads

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and for my family, it will be my husband’s first time celebrating as Dad. I’m trying (really hard) to teach our six month old to say “da-da” by the 21st,

Freedom Park

Freedom Park is to Charlotte as Central Park is to New York. If you grew up in New York, you know what an amazing park looks like. When we moved to Charlotte, I just

Road trip: Folly Beach

I’m not quite sure how this happened, but my husband and I have managed to go more than two years without a weekend away from our little one. So, when we both wrapped up