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Bay Beach: Just a road trip away

Bay Beach

When we began planning our summer family road trip to Door County I needed a solution to how we were going to occupy the time with a three year old…not an easy task. I figured we could make it about the hour and a half from Milwaukee to Green Bay and find an activity to […]

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DIY @ Home: Homemade Donuts

Homemade Donuts

It’s a holiday week and we’re pulling out all of the stops with fun activities – even at home! So, what better way to celebrate than with homemade donuts. This was a first for us and they turned out so good that I couldn’t help but share them here. These homemade donuts are so easy […]

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Our love for Zoo class

Milwaukee Zoo Class

Since Noah turned one, there has always been a specific activity that we do every single month: Zoo class! Over the last few years, I’ve had a lot of people ask me about our Zoo classes. Whenever I share the details and our experience, they are always surprised that the Milwaukee Co. Zoological Society offers […]

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Top 5 Beer Gardens in Milwaukee for Kids

The Landing @ Hoyt Park

Chris and I have always been big beer lovers. And that hasn’t changed one bit since we had Noah. I wouldn’t call ourselves “beer snobs” per-say, but we definitely enjoy a tasty stein and when we can find an outdoor beer garden that is conducive to kids, we tend to be frequent patrons. When it’s […]

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Play-based Learning + Aemilian Preschool

Aemilian Preschool

Lawrence K. Frank, an expert in human development, said this about the value of play: ‚ÄúPlay…is the way the child learns what no one can teach him. It is the way he explores and orients himself to the actual world of space and time, of things, animals, structures, and people. Through play the child practices […]

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