Tips to Prepare for a Road Trip by Happy Family Blog

Tips to Prepare for a Road Trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart.  All opinions are mine alone for Tips to Prepare for a Road Trip. #FRAMFreshBreeze #CollectiveBias We are so lucky to live 3 hours from Disney and 2 hours from the Keys! Because of this it feels like we are always take road…

How to Have your Tax Refund Save You Money all Year Long by Happy Family Blog

How to Have your Tax Refund Save You Money all Year

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone for How to have your tax refund save you money all year long. #YourTaxCash #CollectiveBias Did you know that more than 70 percent of taxpayers receive a tax refund?  And that the average is over $2,800,…

Toddlers First Sleepover Advice Needed by Happy Family Blog

First Sleepover: Advice Needed

We have been talking about Bailey sleeping over at my parents house for months.  My parents are finally ready and tomorrow is the big night.  Luckily we live 2 miles from my parents house so we are close if Bailey decides she wants to come home.  We have been talking about how much fun it…

Preparing for a Hurricane

Checklist for Hurricane Prep

If you live in a Coastal town Hurricane Prep is a part of life.  When storms start to get close signs of the huricane are everywhere.  My facebook newsfeed is filled with pictures of the path of the hurricane.  Article titles like “Extremely Dangerous Matthew Remains a Category 4 Hurricane” with your home in the cone of…

Happy 1st Day of School – Signs and a Prayer

Yesterday was the first day of school for us and Bailey was so excited.  It is amazing how staying at the same small preschool makes it so much easier and less nerve wrecking for all of us.   I saw this prayer on Facebook, while I don’t know the source I had to share it.…

Intro to Zumba

My mother in law had shared how much she enjoyed the few Zumba classes she had tried in the past.  It had been in my head for years that I wanted to try it.  Saturday morning I finally made the decision that it was time to try it. I was so in shock when I…

3 Steps to Prepare for Allergy Testing  for a Toddler

Bailey has not slept through the night for more than 3 times over the last year.  Poor girl wakes up almost every night scratching.  As soon as she comes into our bed she asleep almost before her head hits the pillow.  After months of waiting for the creams to work we finally decided that it was…

Successful Relationships have a Rock and a Kite – Which are you? by Happy Family Blog

Successful Relationships have a Rock and a Kite – Which are you?

My unofficial little brother got married in a beautiful seaside ceremony.  During their vows they shared the story about successful relationship.  It resonated with me more than any other words shared at a wedding. Some of the longest lasting relationships have one partner whose role is to be the rock; the grounded person who makes…