Life and Adventures with Kids

Month: September 2017

How can I become more intentional with my time?

How can I become more intentional with my time?

Life has been flying by around here lately. When Olivia went back to school I assumed we’d have some semblance of normalcy and a schedule again, but it hasn’t seemed to materialize. Our schedule seems very chaotic lately, and I feel like I never have […]

When everyone is fighting it’s time to take a hike

When everyone is fighting it’s time to take a hike

We’ve been home from the epic road trip for almost a month now, and today was the first hike we’ve done since we’ve been back. It reminded me that we┬áreally┬áneed to get out more. Today was so chaotic and everyone was annoyed it seemed. I […]

Wind Cave National Park. Epic Road Trip. Day 18, 19, and 20

Wind Cave National Park. Epic Road Trip. Day 18, 19, and 20

Guys. I have almost zero pictures of our last three days. I was so.freaking.tired. by the end of our trip. On our last day in South Dakota, and we still needed to check out Wind Cave National Park. The exhaustion though! I felt like I […]

Badlands National Park. Eclipse Day!

Badlands National Park. Eclipse Day!

Day 17! Badlands National Park! I was so excited for this particular itinerary day, and it did not disappoint. After surviving the whirlwind of emotions the previous day, I woke up fresh faced and ready to go. Just kidding. I woke up the way all […]

Epic Road Trip. Day 16. Custer State Park

Epic Road Trip. Day 16. Custer State Park

Day 16, Custer State Park, officially the longest I’ve ever traveled at once. And I was feeling it a bit. The whole day was polar extremes. I was either loving everything, or just completely wiped. Traveling with your husband, kids, siblings, and parents is awesome […]

Epic Road Trip. Day 15. Odell and Beef Jerky.

Epic Road Trip. Day 15. Odell and Beef Jerky.

Day 15 was basically a crap boring day of driving. Sometimes road tripping is not glamorous or instagram worthy. Maybe it’s like a metaphor for life. The drive from the Tetons to South Dakota took us about 9 hours. Liv was still under the weather […]

Grand Teton National Park. Epic Road Trip. Day 14: The day we got leeches.

Grand Teton National Park. Epic Road Trip. Day 14: The day we got leeches.

*This post may contain affiliate links. You can check out my full disclosure here* This was our last day in Grand Teton National Park and we really wanted to make it count. It was memorable for sure. It included driving forever to a trail, not […]