Someone once told me when I was pregnant to start traveling with our child when she was young so she would learn to do great with long distances in the car or airplane. That was pretty easy for us:...
February is Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the rich heritage of African Americans in this nation. Each year your children probably learn the standard Black history lessons: Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Dr. Martin Luther King...
When the weather is too hot (or too cold) for being outside, when the kids have exhausted all their summer bucket list items, when the idea well has drained dry, here is an idea to keep you from losing...
From May 14 through October 23, 2022, visitors can experience the one-of-a-kind, “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea,” exhibit at Botanica Gardens in Wichita, Kansas. The exhibit is included with general admission, and features fourteen oversized sculptures placed throughout...
Bugs, heat, mud, poison ivy, and the sound of a coyote howling in the not-so-distant distance: these are all reasons I used to drive my stance on NEVER EVER camping. And now, we own a tent. And sleeping bags. And an actual...
We all know Oklahoma summers are HOT, and what better way to enjoy childhood and stay cool than to head to the Oklahoma swimming holes and fresh water pools!  Oklahoma has some incredible natural swimming holes to explore with the...
It's almost here. The kids are out of school, your pin boards are loaded with all the ways to have the most wonderful summer ever. You're going to make homemade play dough, take lots of trips to amusement parks, and...
We have partnered with Visit Wichita to show you what Wichita, Kansas has to offer for a weekend getaway. However, all opinions are my own. School was out! Summer was stretching out in front of us, full of days spent...
I did not grow up in Oklahoma. But I did grow up knowing the history of my native state. So, now that I am raising two Okie boys, I want to make sure they grow up knowing the rich...
Recently, my husband and I took our eight-year-old and ten-year-old to the Great Salt Plains to dig for selenite crystals. It was such a fun family trip – one that I know we will take again! I had been...
To camp or not to camp, that is the question. Sorry, Shakespeare, but for me, there is no dilemma. Camping ranks right up there with the Zombie Apocalypse for fun. I will participate if it's a life or death survival...
Norman, OK is synonymous with Sooners and The University of Oklahoma, of course. Boom Sooner! But there are also plenty of other things to do in Norman, and it has so much offer for a fun day trip as...

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