Tiny Hearts Big Dreams

10 years ago the Duyck family started the Chloe Duyck Memorial Fund also known as 'Hope 4 Tiny Hearts' in honor of their baby girl Chloe that was lost at the tender age of 4 days old to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Funds that are raised are earmarked for research and awareness in the area of pediatric congenital heart defects. The mission of 'Hope 4 Tiny Hearts' is to raise awareness and funding for congenital heart defect research, along with additional research and medical advances. The … [Read more...]

No One Can Debate the Importance of Gun Safety #iftheyfindit

When it comes to the safety of your kids and other people's kids, there is no debate that gun safety is a conversation that needs to be had and a conversation that we can all agree on. No matter the side of the fence you are on when it comes to gun rights, what matters is how to protect our kids, educate our kids and educate gun owners on the practice of gun safety. Evolve has created a PSA (Public Service Announcement) that sends a very strong message on the importance of gun safety and kids. I … [Read more...]

Stop The Dinner Time Insanity

While raising  my second set of kids I became THAT MOM! THAT MOM  that took orders for dinner. THAT MOM that made my  husband and I one dinner and my 3 girls a separate dinner each; therefore making at least 4 dinners a night! For 7 years I allowed my girls to be 'picky' and tell ME what THEY wanted for dinner. This finally ended when my husband came to me one day and said to 'STOP the dinner time insanity' and that enough was enough. When we told the girls of our plans to no longer … [Read more...]

Leibold Grothues Ranch at the Lake Medina RV Resort

On Memorial Day weekend our family decided to take the RV out and go camping. We did not want to travel too far from home and most campsites were packed but luckily we were able to stumble upon a great place in Leibold Grothues Ranch at the Lake Medina RV Resort.  When you enter the ranch, as you drive down the long road to reach the RV sites, you pass by a variety of animals such as cows, horses and deer running. It is quite a site and very beautiful.  Unfortunately, Lake Medina is dry … [Read more...]