Sea World and Aquatica San Antonio

With just a few days to go, you still have time to take advantage of Sea World San Antonio, Summer Days and Summer Nights, with longer summer days and new shows through August 16th 2015. San Antonio Sea World is home to infamous rides, such as: The Steel EEL, The Great White, Rio Loco, Grover’s Roundup and Journey of the Atlantis. Also, popular animal shows, featuring one of my favorite of all time, Azul!...more

On The Quest To "Cure" Boredom... Just Go Outside!

Some days we only had... one bicycle a pair of skates and a JC Penny catalog but we figured out how to make it work because it was summertime we were together and there was no such thing as being "bored"With one bicycle we could... take turns giving each other rides on the handlebars pulling the other one wearing the pair of skates or chasing stray cats back down the alley...more

On The Quest To "Cure" Boredom... w/ a Sheet of Paper

Who knew that boredom could be "cured" the first week of summer with a quick trip to the library?...more

Summer fun on deck: Wildly Cute! Koalas have landed at the Indianapolis Zoo

Summer fun on deck: Wildly Cute! Koalas have landed at the Indianapolis Zooby Keianna Rae Harrison for INSPIRE: The Blog at Mompreneur InkHave you met the little guys who put the “mom” in my Mompreneur?...more

On The Quest To "Cure" Boredom... with a Trip To The Library

I honestly had no idea that some of you were waiting for this until I realized that I kept getting the same question again and again..."What are the kids up to this summer?"...more

DIY: Make a Passport for Kids and Explore Your City

 "We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time." - T. S. Eliot This summer, the girls are getting their first passports.But we're not heading en famille to France....more

The Summer Bucket

Here’s a quick Momma Owl tip for the end of the school year. Surprise your kids with a summer bucket filled with fun surprises. In our bucket, I included sidewalk chalk, bubbles, kites, a giant Mad Lib book, coloring books, swim goggles and popsicle makers. You can include whatever your family likes to do. And you could certainly add to it throughout the summer!Amber Tincher and Amy Leckrone...more

Having Too Much Fun to Blog

Whoops! It's summertime and I have summer brain which, for me, means a lot less writing and a lot more hanging out with Eve and Lola. I like to say that I work on writing about 2/3 time during the school year and 1/4 of the time in the summer. This summer in Seattle has been particularly lovely weather-wise, and the girls and I have had a ball taking advantage of the city's attractive parks and water everywhere. ...more

Summer fun on the Cheap

We really like to keep busy in the summer but don't like to spend a lot of money doing it.  Here are some ideas of things to do as a family that are either free or don't cost a lot....more

Kraken Distractions

I have an above average amount of hobbies gardening, needlepointing, reading, writing, photography, and cooking. Gardening and cooking serve the larger preoccupation in my life (raising a family) and reading helps my career. Needlepoint and photography are just plain fun. Writing has it's own category---frustrating pipe dream....more
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