Why Kids Hate Walt Disney World

A lot of parents have a desire and a dream to take their kids to Disney. They save money, vacation hours, and determine the best age that their kids should be before surprising them with a family vacation to Walt Disney World.  Parents want to see the magic of Disney through their child's eyes. They also want to relive their childhood through their kids along with sharing their childhood experiences with them. Little do they know that most kids hate Walt Disney World and for some very … [Read more...]

The Harsh Reality of Being a Home Daycare Provider

*Disclaimer: I am writing this post to tell my story. It is raw and it is real but written with love and will hopefully help others understand what daycare providers go through on the daily.* Here is how I got started: After my second child was born, my husband and I decided that I should leave my job of over 10 years.  I worked in the insurance field and had built a career with this company and it was really the only job I ever knew as a young adult. For the most part, I enjoyed it … [Read more...]

Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

Lately, I have been trying to keep dinners healthy at the House of Faucis. While it can be a struggle to satisfy the tastebuds of 3 little girls it is possible, sort of.  Since my 12-year-old is always asking me to make crunchy tacos, I wanted to make them for her but also wanted to put a healthy spin on them.  I am fortunate that my 12-year-old is not as picky as my other girls are but before I made these Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps I made sure to get her approval so I knew that I … [Read more...]

Dear God, Please Let My Mother Die

I found out that my mother passed away when I woke up on a Friday morning in July. As always, before I got out of bed, I grabbed my cell phone and immediately noticed that I had a voicemail.  The message came in the very early morning while my family was sleeping. It was from my mom's ex-husband. Since he was the only family member that she would acknowledge he became the main contact and her medical power of attorney, which I was personally thankful for.  His message was … [Read more...]