Animal Jam Week!

Animal Jam Week!

I’m so excited to celebrate Animal Jam Week here on the blog! My 6 year old son has loved this game ever since we’ve came back from the Family Forward conference.  Animal Jam is an online community for children who love animals and the outdoors. It’s the result of a partnership between Smart Bomb Interactive and National Geographic Society. There are several different areas in each world and they provide videos relating to experiences of the animal experts in the game as well as crafts … [Read more...]

Beaches Turks and Caicos in 3 Words – #BeachesMoms

Beaches Turks and Caicos in 3 Words

  In the interest of keeping things short, I can’t really tell you how magnificent my experience at the Beaches  Turks and Caicos Social Media on the Sand Conference vacation was.  The first three words that come to mind about our experience were Number1, Personalized and #SoonComeBack. Normally, I talk about how wonderful a conference is and what I learned. This event was another level of a conference and vacation experience. There were slight hiccups but it was unique because I don’t … [Read more...]

What is #BeachesMoms – Beaches Turks & Caicos

What is Beaches Moms #BeachesMoms

If you've been looking at my Facebook or Instagram, you'll know that I've been using the #BeachesMoms hashtag a lot lately. It's because I'm so excited to be going to the Social Media on the Sand conference at the lovely Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort Villages and Spa. Social Media on the Sand is an invitation-only, social media conference held at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa for key social media influencers.  Attendees will sharpen their social media skills during this … [Read more...]

So that one time at the Family Forward Conference….

So that one time at Family Forward...

My family spent a weekend at the Family Forward conference at the Universal Orlando Resort. I can only say that it was amazing from our Minion Suite in the beautiful Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the hilarious Blue Man Group show and three days at the Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, including special conference only parties at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley and Jurassic Park Visitor Center.  It’s so much to share that I’ve been thinking about the … [Read more...]

Tools of a Super Hero Family – #FamilyForward

Tools of a Superhero Family - Family Forward Conference

Our family is going to the Family Forward Orlando Adventure hosted by Mom it Forward. This is THE trip I’ve been waiting for. The whole family (including Daddy!) is going. We’re staying at the Lowes Portofino Bay Hotel and visiting Universal Studios. The theme for the weekend is becoming a Super Hero Family. This is my family written post on the ways to become a Super Hero Family. Creativity & Laughter – If it’s seeing the Willy Wonka movie in a carton of milk your child spilled, … [Read more...]

Four Things Type-A Conference Is…

4 things

Type-A Conference is coming back to Atlanta and I’m so excited. It was my first conference and I loved it so much that I did the Bootcamp and I’m back for a second conference this year! Here are four things that I’ve found Type-A is…. Type-A is easy for parents to attend. They have Kid-Con. Kid-con is just that a real conference for kids as young as 5. (There is also childcare for children from 6 weeks to age 4 for the same rate.)  You can see here what I learned from the last Kid-Con but … [Read more...]

Summer & Smiles #WOCCSummer Ticket Giveaway


My son was privileged enough to have a special treat on his last day of school. I surprised him with a visit to the World of Coca-Cola (WOCC). We live in Atlanta and we do visit there fairly often but this was a special visit because it officially kicked off the beginning of summer! Can you think of a better way to celebrate summer with a Coke and a smile? Sorry, I couldn’t resist.  But seriously, Coca-Cola has been part of so many of my family’s summer memories over the years that going … [Read more...]