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Articles in A Day in the Life of Dad, Mandy Cowley, Nicole Green, Kirsten Raby, Joy Holden, May Guides and Amelia Laprairie

Road Trip 2.0

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“Dad, do you have a charger for my phone? How about my iPad?” “Do we have the thing that charges my computer?” “Where are my headphones? Do we have all the iPads?” “Who has my headphone cable in case my batteries die?” “Can someone turn on their hot ... Read full article

Summer is Back

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Well, it’s official–it’s hot as you-know-what. The little ones are out of school, we are looking for things to do, and that can only mean one thing: Summer is here, and we have about three months left to go.... Read full article

Joyful Reads from July 2022

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Hello! I’m Joy, and I love to read. I consider it my greatest talent and favorite hobby. Another one of my preferred pastimes is recommending reads to anyone who is the least bit curious.... Read full article

We are Not a Traveling Circus

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Ok, I hope I don’t offend a lot of grandparents, and great grandparents here, but let me be the one to say openly for all parents:... Read full article

So Many Decisions

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As parents, we are faced with so many decisions: where to live, where to send our children to school, and how much is too much? I think sometimes there are just so many options that we sometimes get information overload, and then, we don’t make a dec... Read full article



Make it a Snow Day or a Geaux Day, Your Choice

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I am certain that everyone enjoyed the snow day last month. I know my family sure did, but if you take a minute and think about it, what did you enjoy? ... Read full article

Let's Explore Something

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Well, it’s half over and it’s HOT, and I mean hot this year! I think back to when I was young and it was summer, and it seemed like summer lasted forever. It was never too hot to go outside. We lived outside all summer long and only came home when th... Read full article

Joyful Reads from January

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Hello! I’m Joy, and I love to read. I consider it my greatest talent and favorite hobby. Another one of my preferred pastimes is recommending reads to anyone who is the least bit curious. Seriously. I am always volunteering book recs to people near m... Read full article

Soccer and SEALs

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Last year, about this time, I wrote about my boys not accepting a soccer trophy (they did not earn it). Needless to say, there were a number of opinions on that article, but this year, I bring you an update, and a couple of lessons we may have picked... Read full article

Did You Bring Your Money?

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So, I’m in the camp that there's always a job to be done and everyone can do a job. That means, even my children need to be doing some form of a job. So, when my children want something at the store, my response has always been, “Did you bring your m... Read full article