Our Experience with ISR Self-Rescue Swim Classes

Our Experience with ISR Self-Rescue Swim Classes Bethany Neumeyer Last year, I signed my four-year-old son Lucas up for what turned out to be a somewhat disastrous swim class. At ...

15 Summer Date Night Destinations in Toledo!!

Date Night!! The two words every couple looks forward to, especially those with kids. It means a night away from the kiddos, to reconnect with your spouse, to remember why ...

The Bicycle Museum of America

We have driven past the sign on I-75 numerous times and I have always been curious, The Bicycle Museum of America, wonder if it’s worth the stop? Turns out it ...

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Spangler Factory Tour (Dum-Dums)

Cabbage Patch Dolls, Rainbow Brite, the original My Little Pony & Strawberry Shortcake were all the rage with little girls, Cyndi Lauper, Prince (before the symbol), Madonna, & Michael Jackson cassettes filled Walkmans, and Razzles, Zotz Sours, Airheads, and the Watermelon flavored Dum-Dum made its grand appearance on the candy scene. It was 1980 something! […]

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Mule-Drawn Canal Boat Experience

Canal Experience, where education and fun collide! As a mom I am always on the lookout for events and activities that are educational. Meanwhile, the kiddos hunger for fun. The Canal Experience at Providence Metropark in Grand Rapids, Ohio is jammed pack full of educational fun! It is literally a floating history lesson! We arrived […]

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Rolling Hills Water Park

It was late July and I had just posted a meet up with our playgroup, our destination, Rolling Hills Water Park in Ypsilanti, MI. As a mom I was slightly terrified, how was I going to watch all three kiddos go in three different directions at a water park? Turns out one of the best […]

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How to Organize a Summer Busy Bag Swap

“Mom, I’m bored!” “Mom, the Wi-Fi isn’t working!!” “Mom is it cool if we surf down the stair on sleeping bags?”  For those moments during the summer when you need to bust their boredom, when the Wi-Fi goes out, or when their imaginations highjack all common sense, busy bags to the rescue! So, what exactly […]

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OVO Cirque du Soleil, a performance unlike any other!

“How can a show that doesn’t have any “real” spoken words be so awesome?” was the observation made by my husband on the drive home from the most amazing performance ever, OVO Cirque du Soleil.  I almost corrected him, but then I took a moment to reflect on the show and he was totally right! […]

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FREE Kid-Friendly Summer of 2017 Activities in Toledo

(FYI- If you are looking for fun year round activities you will want to click, 101 Places to go with Kids in Toledo! And yes, some of those are FREE!! The following activities are seasonal…be sure to check back before school ends so you can plan your summer break in style!) I have yet to […]

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5 Reasons why Niagara Falls, ON, Canada is an Awesome Family Trip

The family gets to visit a foreign country minus the expensive flight!! Talk about exciting!!  And, though the terrain doesn’t change much on the other side of the Ambassador Bridge the kiddos will make some fun observations; suddenly the speed limit is measured in kilometers, the temperature is defined in Celsius, not Fahrenheit, & our […]

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OVO Cirque du Soleil Family 4-pack Tickets Giveaway

Schools almost out!! Your kiddos have worked so hard all year. They deserve to be rewarded.  Why not take the entire family to an out of this world performance to celebrate the culmination of an awesome school year?  OVO Cirque du Soleil will provide the perfect artistic marriage of wonderment and awe that will leave […]

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Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day (Includes-$10 off- link in post)

Flowers die, chocolates often have to be shared with the kids and disappear in minutes, but memories last a lifetime! Give the special mom in your life the gift of an experience to treasure forever this Mother’s Day with tickets to OVO Cirque du Soleil!! I know what you’re thinking; the price is a little […]

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10 Kid Approved Things to Look Forward to this May in Toledo

April showers bring May flowers and lots of fun family-friendly festivities in Toledo!! The weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer, and everything is blooming!! It is officially that time of year when everything comes back to life, including your family’s social life. Though, let’s be honest, May should come with a warning, before […]

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