When a Neighbor Thinks You’re Endangering Your Child

Jenna Farelyn, author of the blogs The Frelle Show and Made More Beautiful, has been a fan of all things social media since 1993. She lives in suburban Raleigh, North Carolina with her four children, loves her music loud, and her coffee cream-and-sugared within an inch of its life. Jenna and her boyfriend, The Viking, are currently writing a non-fiction book together ....more

Must Haves for Your Tailgate Party

Thank you to Sam’s Club for sponsoring today’s post and helping me get ready for tailgating this Football Season....more

Seeing the World Through Blue Colored Glasses

I’m a mom to all boys. So, I know that sometimes I view things through “blue-colored” glasses. Of course I want young girls to feel empowered and to have plenty of opportunities and be treated fairly ....more

Back to School Routines, Nutrition, and a Giveaway

We're trying to get back into the school routine. Summer spoiled us with its lack of a schedule. Not that my boys ever really slow down, but during the summer, they can choose to move on their own time....more

Back to School Routines, Nutrition, and a Giveaway

We’re trying to get back into the school routine. Summer spoiled us with its lack of a schedule. Not that my boys ever really slow down, but during the summer, they can choose to move on their own time ....more

For the Love of Play #QuakerPlayMaker Giveaway

This post is part of a program with Quaker and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Now that Fall is here, my family’s schedule is packed! ...more

What It’s Like to Lose a Friend

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Making the Best of the Moment

We were wet. That kind of amusement park wet you get when someone decides it would be a really great idea to try one of those giant tube-like water rides, where there’s always one seat that doesn’t get wet at all(usually the person suggesting the ride) and everyone else gets splashed or dunked under a waterfall. The type of wet where you figure you’ll be dry in an hour or so, but you might as well go on the nearby log ride and then dry out after that ....more

5 Steps to Get Your Kids to Make Healthy Choices

I won’t pretend that my boys only ask for healthy foods all the time and wouldn’t dream of wanting a treat, as evidenced by one of my boys asking if he could have M&M’s for breakfast this morning. Of course, I told him no. He can have a few later this afternoon as a treat, though ....more

The Harry Potter Fan’s Guide to Universal Studios Orlando

If you don’t like Harry Potter(go away, how is that even possible???), there are still plenty of reasons to visit Universal Studios Orlando. You could spend a few days in the two parks(Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure), eat and be entertained on the Citywalk, plus spend time relaxing in the hotels on property. But if you are a Harry Potter fan, it’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter that will be enough for you to want to visit Universal ....more