Almost Deported: A Lesson in International Travel

Almost Deported: A Lesson in International Travel

I considered myself a knowledgeable and seasoned traveler until March 21,2014 when I found myself in the cozy office of the German Bundespolizei for four hours. We had just landed and were excited to begin the Spring Break Trip of a lifetime. Aiden, super excited and independent, stood in line solo and proceeded to the(…)

Come Raise the Roof at the US Space and Rocket Center

Come Raise the Roof at the US Space and Rocket Center

Like many parents, I was somehow caught by surprise when Spring Break rolled around. In my defense, it was the first time I had a school-aged child that was suddenly home for Spring Break. (And in the “no defense” corner – Rocket City Mom TRIED to warn me!) Our Monday had me worried for the(…)

Weekend Roundup April 17-20

Weekend Roundup April 17-20

Happy Easter, Huntsville! It looks like it will be a gorgeous Spring weekend with plenty to do. As we do every week, we corralled our top picks for fun & free/cheap activities you can do with your family below. But don’t stop there – you’d miss too much if you didn’t check out our complete(…)

Homeschooling with STEAM

Homeschooling with STEAM

Doresa homeschools her three children (an 8 year old son in third grade and 6 year old boy/girl twins in first grade) in the Greater Huntsville area. They cover the fundamentals (reading, arithmetic, writing) in the morning, but when afternoon rolls around, things get really interesting. Theirs is a STEAM-based homeschool encompassing science, technology, engineering,(…)

Easter Ham Leftovers

Easter Ham Leftovers

With Easter coming up next week, I know a lot of us are looking forward to a wonderful ham dinner with our family and friends and maybe even some leftover ham. This week, I am going to share one of our favorite brunch recipes to use up some leftover ham AND leftover dinner rolls! Not(…)

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