Category: Family Fun



Finding ways to unplug and spend time together

There’s nothing quite like spending time with my kids. I’m lucky enough to be in their lives on the daily and I’m always looking for ways to engage with them that doesn’t require a screen. Our latest foray in this unplugged lifestyle, has found us working in puzzles. There’s nothing quite like spending a rainy …

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Hopefully we can pull this off today

I don’t know what we’re doing today for sure but Lizze wants to go walking. That’s a very good sign for her because she’s normally in so much pain that walking isn’t in the cards. The boys have requested that we go all the way out to Quail Hallow but I don’t know if Lizze …

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If I gave you 100 guesses, you’d never guess what we’ll be doing today

Something interesting, exciting and a bit nerve-wracking happened today. While we were at the Akron Zoo, the executive director of Wishes Can Happen say down to speak with us. We were meeting her for the first time and it was a very pleasant visit. ☺ During the visit, she asked if we would be interested …

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Thank you Wishes Can Happen and the @AkronZoo for an amazing day

I wanted to take a minute and thank Wishes Can Happen and the Akron Zoo for a fantastic day. Wishes Can Happen sponsored today’s trip for us and many other previous wish families. We got to visit the local zoo, meet other families who have been touched by Wishes Can Happen and have an amazing lunch. We all …

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The really cool reason we’re going to the @AkronZoo today

We’re off to the Akron Zoo this morning for a special event sponsored by Wishes Can Happen. For those who don’t know, Wishes Can Happen granted Gavin’s wish last Fall. It was an amazing experience and you can read about it here. Since then, there have been quite a few additional surprises, the latest being …

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We’re planning special trip today but taking 3 kids with Autism is challenging

Lizze will be celebrating a birthday tomorrow and we’re starting a bit early. One of her favorite movies is Hotel Transylvania. We’re going to see Hotel Transylvania 3 this morning and everyone is pretty excited. Between our Cinemark Movie Club membership and a special they’re running today, it’s only $20 for all five tickets. That’s …

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