Making Road Trip Memories with Twizzlers

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting brands that support this blog. #TwizzlersSummer #CollectiveBias For the third summer in a row we had a big ol’ road trip to the beach. This year we left before the sun came up and were […]

The Mejias Take Manhattan

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Holy July, Batman! We have been uncharacteristically traveling like jet setters this month. OK. Nothing like jet setters. Is a jet setter a real thing? Let’s just say it is and quit talking about it already. We were in Florida for a week and then my mom came to town and me and the ol’ […]

shots & hurt

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For the second July in a row, I have a kiddo with strep. She goes the entire school year without catching anything and gets strep in the summer. The doctor offered us a one-time shot as an alternative to 10 days of antibiotics, to which I immediately answered, “YAAAASSSS!” The object of the shot — […]

Is a Multi-Family Vacation Right for You?

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Have you ever had that moment when you and your friends are all like, “You know what we should do? We should all, like, rent a big house on the beach together for like a week. That would be awesome.” Well, we did that. First,  a little background on my vacation history. Vacations weren’t exactly in […]

Talking to Little Kids About Big Emotions

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting companies that support this blog. #PlayNGrow #CollectiveBias Playing is the work of children. Dramatic play allows children to process emotions and situations they don’t exactly understand yet. As guides for our kids, it’s important […]