Seven Tech Holiday Gifts That Must Be on Your List

Seven tech holiday gifts perfect for tweens, teens, and the tech savvy guide in your life. They include memory keepers, stocking stuffers and even items for the smart home.

I recently attended a Tech and Travel event here in Atlanta sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association, Traveling Mom and  I left there feeling like a kid in Toys R Us. I went in searching for tech holiday gifts; my husband is a huge tech guy and I always need something new and cutting edge for him. I can’t tell you how many of the items I saw and decided I could use immediately. During the presentation, I realized that my search for tech  holiday gifts to wow my … [Read more...]

Why America Owes an Apology to the Family of Dr. King

An Apology for the family of Dr King

This is a personally inspired post. It was only through my own experiences as a family member who felt the hatred of America on a minuscule stage that I really came to this conclusion. I was living with the knowledge that if something tragic would have occurred in the aftermath, all the voices of support would be reduced to setting-up a Go-Fund Me account while my family would be left to pick up the pieces once the news cycle moved on. America owes the family of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a … [Read more...]

How to Attend the White House Easter Egg Roll – Updated for 2016


It might seem strange but Easter is my favorite holiday because for me it also celebrates the official beginning of Spring. I love the Easter Egg Rolls and hunts that happen. One of my favorite hunts has to have been our visit to the White House Easter Egg Roll in 2011. At the time we only had one child and he had an awesome day! People have asked me several times how to attend, so here the recap of what it is and how to go. The White House Easter Egg Roll is the official name of the White … [Read more...]

Elf on the Shelf Creating Birthday Traditions

Birthday Elf on the Shelf

Recently, my family was invited by the Niche Parent Network to learn about the Elf on the Shelf Birthday tradition. One of the creators of the Elf, Chandra Bell, was there to share how the Elf tradition evolved from their family into a business. I took away from our conversation that their company is all about making traditions families can share. I loved hearing her family’s tradition but also how they welcome other families to make it their own tradition. I was so excited because my family … [Read more...]