a happy soul - important life lessons. be happy. live life on your terms. satisfy your heart and life will work out. That's what I'm trying to do.

“My Place in the World” Project

"My Place in the World:" Kids Geography Project

help kids understand diff between city, state, country. ** great project to help kids understand their place in this world.

cool craft using toilet paper rolls.

Your little race car driver will love making these toilet paper tube cars.and racing them! So fun for a DIY kids craft project!

Ocean Spires, Golden Bay, New Zealand

Riding horses on the beach? YES> Go Horse riding on the beach where Narnia was filmed at Golden Bay New Zealand

New Zealand

So amazing and a crazy beautiful country! New Zealand. (Coast outside Milford Sound in the South Island, NZ)

Redwoods Treehouse ~ Auckland, New Zealand

Thirty feet above ground in a redwood tree in New Zealand sits the Yellow Treehouse Restaurant. Designed by Pacific Environments Architects, it is a ‘birdcage-like wooden structure, housing a restaurant that seats up to 18 guests and has a full bar.

Beautiful Hand Lettering & Calligraphy Designs | From up North

Beautiful Hand Lettering & Calligraphy

Waikato Countryside, Also Known As Hobbiton, North Island, New Zealand

Hobbiton in New Zealand: Lovely Place of Hobbit Houses - Our family has decided we would like a home in the Shire after watching The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Do they advertise in the Daily Times?

Roberton Island - near Russell Paihia in the Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand. Such beautiful bays, walks, and views.

View over Motuarohia (Roberton) Island from the long track in the Bay of Islands, Northland, North Island

Abel Tasman National Park | New Zealand

Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson, New Zealand - Beautiful! Some of the most pristine beaches you'll ever visit. Definitely put N. on your bucket list if you love travel and the great outdoors.

Because “good enough” isn’t.

19 Ways To Be A Better Parent Right Now

19 Ways To Be A Better Parent Right Now - there are some really great tips in this article, many of which work equally well for ANY childcare provider.

Be more present with your kids. | 19 Ways To Be A Better Parent Right Now

19 Ways To Be A Better Parent Right Now