Our Big Summer Of Fun

The Suburban Mom

18 summers. I will never forget these words from the 2011 Disney Social Media conference.  “Our job as parents is to create memories. You can only do that by being together. You only have 18 summers with your kids. Make memories. Life is short,” Amy Foster, Director of Disney Destinations and Consumer Insight. It became my rallying cry. […]

On The Tonight Show Set With Jimmy Fallon

Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon Orlando

Facebook was a buzz when the Tonight Show announced that it would tape at Universal Studios Orlando for four episodes. Everyone wanted the coveted tickets, and my husband managed to snag some. So Monday we did something we never do, we played hooky for the day — no work and no kids — and joined […]

Tooth Fairy Ideas And Free Printables

Free Tooth Fairy Printables

The Tooth Fairy visited our house last week for the very first time, and it was a VERY big deal. As one of the last of her friends to lose a tooth, K had been yearning for a wiggly tooth for more than a year. And with each friend who lost a tooth, her yearning only grew. […]

Win A Custom Illustration Of Your Little One

Playtex Baby Beginnings Imagined

This morning, I woke up to a silent house. Silence. Sissy had her first sleepover at Mimi’s house with her big sister, and for the first time in two and half years — I had a kid-free morning. I should have been excited, but I was sad and nostalgic. This was a big step for […]

She Was A Fighter

Breast Cancer Warrior

For the last seven+ years my Aunt faced a battle against breast cancer as strongly and as with as much determination as anyone I have ever known. A couple of weeks ago, she lost that battle. Today, friends and family will gather to celebrate her life. I hope you will celebrate with me and continue […]