LLS Honored Heroes | Lucy Almeida

LLS Honored Heroes | Lucy Almeida Before you know anything else about my family, it’s important that you know this: we were delightfully ordinary once, too. Our youngest child, Lucy Caroline, came into the world in the spring of 2017 on a cloud of glitter and sunshine. Since the moment she arrived, she has been the brightest light and a true source of joy. She was a charming baby, beloved by her two older brothers...

Des Moines Parent Spotlight: Channing Jack

Des Moines Parent Spotlight: Channing Jack I first met Channing Jack at a FemCity Des Moines event! I quickly learned that she is a kick-butt interior designer (Have you been to Eatery A or The Fletcher?!) and an awesome mom. I love how down to earth she is and seeing all the amazing work she creates around Des Moines, Iowa. Learn the story behind her name, her thriving business, and her best parenting advice below....

Parents in Biz | How to Never Run Out of Content Ideas

Parents in Biz | How to Never Run Out of Content Ideas Creating content is a big beast to tackle right? Between blog posts, emails and daily social media posts, we are creating content like never before.  And if you’re anything like me, it can be totally overwhelming and/or exhausting at times. And more often than not, I end up staring at a blinking cursor wondering, “What the heck should I write about?” Today I...

25 Social Distancing Activities for Kids

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Social Distancing Activities for Kids Anyone who is a parent is searching for activities to entertain kids for the next month. I could tell you to search the blog, go year by year, month by month, but how is one to do that while your child(ren) scream in your ear??!!? Instead, I'll put our favorites in one place. These activities are proven to be fun and have kept...

Free-Schooling Schedule During COVID-19

Free-Schooling Schedule During COVID-19 I sat in bed and watched the news screen: we were already on spring break for two weeks, but was extended until at least the middle of April. An additional two weeks. I was cool with doing our fun activities during the two-week closure, but four weeks? That's a lot of learning time they're missing out on. But I'll be honest, I'm not equipped to teach math. I'm not equipped to...