100 Spontaneous Summer Bucket List Ideas


Parenting

In the past, over scheduling left our family tired. This summer, I hope for balance; a mix of scheduled and spontaneous activities from this bucket list. Are you an over-planner or under-planner? Often, we get stuck in a rut and do nothing. Nothing is great once in a while, but we need to get out […]

June 21, 2018

Come On, Mama! Tell THAT Voice To Take A Hike And Wear Your Swimsuit!


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting

Summer has finally hit Minnesota and we’ve already enjoyed our first 90 degree day. That day, a generous friend invited the kids and I to join them for a little pool party. We were excited to spend the day with fun friends, and I knew the kids would love it. And yet in the back of […]

June 15, 2015

The thisgratefulmama 2015 Twin Cities Summer Bucket-List (70+ Toddler & Preschooler-Friendly Places To Visit)


Parenting

  In preparation for summer, I’ve been compiling a summer bucket-list so we’ll be ready with an activity when we are hankering to get out and DO something. The list contains places and activities in and around the Twin Cities (MN), appropriate for families with little ones. I have been pleasantly surprised by the variety of activities we […]

June 2, 2015