The fall is a beautiful time to pause and appreciate everything the season offers. Coming off a warm, sunny summer, it’s finally time to take in the cooler weather, bountiful harvests, and everything else fall brings (yes, even football.) Furthermore, Charlottesville offers several wonderful opportunities to take advantage of the best parts of fall, including […]
Whether you enjoy celebrating the fall season with a breathtaking drive, pumpkin picking, or even a spit-roasted turkey leg at a Renaissance Faire, there is something for every autumn-lover in Shenandoah Valley. If you’re looking for a new way to shake up your fall routine, I highly recommend you check out one of these special […]
No one knows your child as well as you. From how their hair sticks up in the mornings to all their favorite snacks, you’ve made a habit of memorizing them. This can make trusting their care to someone else absolutely nerve-wracking. Finding the right nanny lets you know your child is receiving exceptional care even […]
Virginia has gotten a bit of a reputation for its hot summers. While the rising temps are great for lazy days at the pool, they can be less than ideal for keeping your child entertained. Whether you’re dealing with heat advisories or inclement weather, one of the best things you can do for your family […]
Living in Virginia, we are lucky enough to experience some of the country’s most beautiful seasons. And there’s no better place to celebrate each season than Back Home on the Farm in Harrisonburg, VA. This working farm offers family-friendly fun throughout most of the year with seasonal celebrations galore. If you’ve never been, keep reading […]
Children are natural explorers. They’re constantly wanting to engage with the world around them. And while that sense of discovery is vital to their development, it can be less than ideal for your nerves. Who taught them they should try to scale walls?! Why do they always gravitate toward the most obviously sick kid at […]
I love parks as much as the next parent, but sometimes, they’re not the most practical option. If your child is a master escape artist, you have to thoroughly Google every single playground to make sure it’s adequately contained. Plus, they’re very weather-dependent, which can be annoying when your restless child is a week into […]
Whether it’s rainy, snowy, or just too darn hot out, don’t let the weather ruin your day of fun! Here in Harrisonburg, there are so many things to do to keep your kiddos entertained while enjoying the comfort of the great indoors. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite indoor activities in Harrisonburg, […]
Children are natural learners. They’re constantly exploring while working to make sense of the world around them. Montessori schools understand and engage this curiosity by creating an atmosphere that encourages your child’s sense of discovery. The lack of boring, formal lessons means your child can develop a lifelong love of learning. If you’ve been considering […]
Many mothers will tell you all about how beautiful it is to breastfeed. What they might not mention is the pain it took to get there. As it turns out, talking about bleeding nipples, awful odors, and uncomfortable lumps doesn’t exactly make for a fun conversation. The truth is that no matter how easy breastfeeding […]
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