Motherhood with Multiple Sclerosis– A Question & Answer Session

In this guest post, Katie Kulinski shares an interview she did with her sister-in-law Caroline Kulinski, who lives and parents with multiple sclerosis (MS). Both Katie and Caroline are mothers of daughters under 2. Each year, they participate in the Atlanta MS Walk to help raise money for the National MS Society Georgia Chapter. For information on how to support their team, see the end of the Continue Reading

Orlando Stroller Rentals Makes Travel Easier – Review

You are taking your family to Disney World - or maybe Universal Studios or any of the other great recreation options in Orlando, FL. The hotel is booked, the tickets purchased – all that’s left is to pack. That seems simple, right? Well, with kids, it never is. You need extra changes of clothes, diapers, sippy cups, bottles, pacifiers, toys, books… and who knows what else. But, you’ve done it, Continue Reading

Lego/K’NEX-Themed Kid’s Birthday Party

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There are a lot of options for kid's birthday parties these days. In my area, most of the good ones involve indoor gyms and inflatable jump houses. Most 4 year olds love those - however, mine does not. On top of that, due to a hip condition, he is not allowed to run or jump. So, when I sat down to plan his 4th birthday party, I was at a bit of a loss. In the past, I have always planned low-key Continue Reading

Llamas and Alpacas and Guinea Pigs, Oh My!

Do you know the difference between a llama and an alpaca? I didn’t. I suppose I could have just looked it up on Wikipedia, instead, I went to Peru to ask the experts. (Llamas and alpacas are a crucial part of the Peruvian culture, especially that of Peruvians living in the Andes.) I admit that I didn’t decide to go to Peru to find out about llamas and alpacas. It actually started with a simple Continue Reading

{(Almost) Wordless Wednesday} Llama Tourism

I just returned from the trip of a lifetime to Peru (Lima, Cuzco, MachuPicchu, Moray, Maras, Chinchero and Ollantaytambo). The best part of it all was sharing this amazing experience with my husband, Rahn, and our wonderful friends, Amynah and Firoz. Here is one of my favorite pictures taken at MachuPicchu. It is such an awe-inspring site, even the local llamas come to gawk. Stay tuned for more Continue Reading

Oy Vey-cation to Joy Vey-cation

Woman riding a bike down a tree-lined path

After my oy vey-cation in Tennessee in early April, I really needed a break, and I got it! My husband's company treated about 50 of their top performing employees, including my husband, and their families to a fun-filled, relaxing vacation at WaterColor Inn & Resort in Santa Rosa Beach, FL. The resort is in the Florida panhandle between Panama City Beach and Destin, and neighbors Grayton Continue Reading

My Oy Vey-cation

Wilderness Resort

Our spring break plans: a vacation, with guest blogger, Amynah, and her family, at a resort in the Smoky Mountains with an indoor water park. For my family and friends, it turned out to be a wonderful vacation… for me, it turned into an oy vey-cation. What’s the difference, you ask? Let me break it down for you: Vacation (my family/friends' exprience): Sitting with a friend enjoying a Continue Reading