What my mother taught me

As I get older I start to realize just how much my mother taught me about life, even things she probably didn’t realize she was doing at the time. And there’s no better day than Mother’s Day to reflect on it all. She taught me to care. A lot. This may sound funny considering my…

Mad (Lib) for Mom!

We absolutely LOVE hearing it from the mouths of babes and thought this would be the cutest way for our little ones to tell us what they REALLY think! Print them off and have dad, grandma, the babysitter or an older sibling help fill them out! Make sure you tag us in pictures of them…

Love Beyond Words

Remember the good old phrase, “Actions speak louder than words”? There’s a reason it goes down in history as one of the best, and we believe the same goes for love: The act of love speaks louder than simply saying it. Saying I LOVE YOU and really meaning it is a beautiful thing, even if…

You have 5 fingers: Use them well.

We believe there is a lot of positive power in the simplest act of a high five and since today is National High Five Day, we want to celebrate it! Let’s break down the HIGH five, finger by finger. You might be blown away by how much power each of your fingers posses. The pinky…

Let’s Smash SMARD Together

Your help gives hope to all of those affected by SMARD Meet Nash: Nash Stineman was born on November 18, 2016 with Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress, 1( aka SMARD1).  Nash is the ONLY person in Illinois affected by this disease. For the first 2 years of life, Nash spent most of his time in…

Easter Basket Ideas that Inspire Kindness

We are all for Easter baskets that don’t involve, well for lack of better words…CRAP! We love using any gifting moment as a way to instill kindness in our kiddos so here is a list of things we are LOVING for Easter this year! Crayons: Inspire creativity while talking about kindness! Books: Teach love, acceptance…