Life and Adventures with Kids

Ohio State Parks

Just Enough Risk

This weekend we headed to Blendon Woods Metro Park to check out their brand new natural play area. Everyone I know who has been here has absolutely raved about it, and it definitely lived up to the hype. The kids had a blast, and there […]

Keeping perspective, even when we’re tired.

Keeping perspective, even when we’re tired.

The kids were not super interested in hiking today. They were mostly interested in giving us a good workout. I made it about 20 steps like that before Jake rescued me and put Abby in the carrier. Please note the joy that killing my body […]

South Bass Island & turning 30

South Bass Island & turning 30

I turned 30 on Friday! And honestly this has been one of my best birthdays in a long while. On my birthday last year I got some pretty bummer news about my knee AND returned home for my birthday dinner to find Abby and the […]