Activities that Encourage Family Togetherness

Creating opportunities for quite time and reflection at home (or on ┬áhike). I saw my two youngest boys cuddled up on the couch reading together, how cute is that?! I’m not sure what prompted this┬ámoment of quiet bonding, but it was certainly welcome. In fact, it made me think about what I might be able […]

Helping or Hindering

It’s been awhile since I last posted, time has just flown by! As my four boys grow older, I find myself balancing the fine line between holding onto them still being little while providing them enough independence to grow. Make no mistake, it’s not easy! Ultimately, in my opinion, creating opportunities to create independence and […]

International Travel with Boys

Travelling internationally is generally a challenge regardless of the children’s gender but the extra energy (at least my boys have) certainly adds to the frustration on any 10 hour flight. Visiting family in Chile, the four boys managed better than expected on our journey, but it was all part of the plan. That is, prior […]