2021, family hikes, hiking trails, NC, North Carolina, outdoors, parenting, Quarantine, state parks

Socially distanced fun: Weekend Hikes North Carolina State Parks

We found ourselves with a three-day weekend and nowhere to go. Usually, we would go visit family but due to the pandemic, we haven’t. Instead, we have been searching for fun, socially distant ways to get out of the house. And hiking has proven a great way to keep the kids entertained, get moving, and… Continue reading Socially distanced fun: Weekend Hikes North Carolina State Parks

2020, Guest Posts, Quarantine

How to Ease Tension and Make Isolation with the Family an Enjoyable One by Guest Writer Emma Grace Brown

By Emma Grace Brown, Guest Writer Possibly one of the few good things that came out of the pandemic has been the opportunity to spend more time at home and with the family. But as anyone who’s been stuck in quarantine for months with their loved ones can attest, it’s something that can quickly get… Continue reading How to Ease Tension and Make Isolation with the Family an Enjoyable One by Guest Writer Emma Grace Brown

2020, At home, children, coronavirus, crafts, making memories, planning ahead, self care

How to beat the boredom during the covid-19 self quarantines

As you know, I am predominantly a DIY blogger but one portion of my blog pertains to parenting. Like many of you, we are navigating our new normal as homeschool parents who work from home and self quarantine to safe guard our families against getting sick with covid-19. Being quarantined doesn’t mean you must stay… Continue reading How to beat the boredom during the covid-19 self quarantines