I am a blog ambassador with U.S. Cellular, and this post is sponsored on their behalf. All opinions, as always, are my own! Have you talked to your kids about phone etiquette and your rules when it comes to using their smart phone? Download this FREE Parent-Child Agreement to get the conversation started! I love taking pictures. Every day when we are … [Read more...] about Top 5 Smart Phone Camera Tips!
This post was sponsored by SwimWays as part of an Activation for Influence Central. I received products to facilitate my review. Swimming, oh how I love thee! I think I spent the majority of my childhood on the lake or in the pool, and it was such a wonderful experience. I have always wanted to give my children the same experience. With Emma and Jack, we did not get them in the water … [Read more...] about National Learn to Swim Day
I'm not sure how we got here so quickly, but last week we celebrated Emma's eighth birthday. Wow! It surprised me how emotional it was for me. I mean, eight seems so much less little kid, and more young lady to me. We had a lot of fun surprises planned for Emma for her birthday, the first of which was Matt taking the day off from work. Several weeks ago we realized a … [Read more...] about Eight is Great! A Birthday Recap
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! Despite the very cold temperatures (I’m convinced we are starting March and not May!), we had a very nice weekend. Friday was Emma’s first dance. What? You may be asking … [Read more...] about A Weekend Recap
Last year I decided to take the plunge and start a YouTube channel. I think I am very late to the whole YouTube phenomenon, but I started watching some family vlogs, and thought, wow, what a great way to document our lives and have it for memories. It is part of why I want to blog as well - to have a record of life, to know what we are doing, what struggles we have had, what struggles I have … [Read more...] about vlogging and blogging
Emma and I had the awesome opportunity to throw a mother-daughter tea party right before Valentine’s Day. As Emma gets older (going on eight this year!), I have noticed that I need to make more opportunities for us to have some epic mother daughter time. She loves all the frills and fun of putting together a party, and I thought this would be a great way to get together … [Read more...] about A Mother Daughter Tea Party