Amy Carlson

Hobbies and/or Interests Scrapbooking, Playing the Piano, Travel, & Water Aerobics

Hobbies and/or Interests
Scrapbooking, Playing the Piano, Travel, & Water Aerobics

A Half Birthday?

When children are young, the full year from one birthday observance to the next can seem like an eternity! Read More

Time to Write a Will

My husband and I just finished updating our will. It's not a pleasant thing to think about- what will happen when you're gone? Read More

You've got Mail!

With all of the texting and emailing, written letters sent via the US Postal Service have become a real novelty. However, it's still very exciting to receive a piece of mail or a package. Read More

Back to School Helpful Hints

I get great ideas from other moms! I'd like to share some of the best ones for making the back to school transition easier. Read More

Crunchtime at the End of the School Year

The end of the school year brings a flurry of activity! Sometimes it's hard to fully appreciate the essence of the events because of the sheer number of them. Read More

Around a Table

I've done my share of drive-through dinners between sports practices and school activities. It's not by choice, but of necessity. After a good look at the nutritional value of those meals and the garbage on the floor of the car, we've recommitted to the dinner table. Read More

Spring Break- in Detroit?!

We didn't experience the warmth of Florida, but the Detroit area had much to offer families. Read More

Traveling with Kids

Time for Spring Break! Here are a few ideas I've tried while traveling with kids.... Read More