Why Playing Pretend With My Son is the Best Day Ever

Over 20 years ago, when I was a child, the thought of being a “grown-up” was a concept I couldn’t quite grasp. To my 5 to 10-year-old brain, an adult was far away and nothing I had to think about just yet. To my 6-year-old son, he only wants to be a grown-up so he […]

Top 25 Free Activities Your Kids Will Love This Summer

Summer has officially arrived!  After 3 months of lockdown (with kids), you may be approaching your wit’s end. Rest assured, you are not alone. Many parents are feeling the burnout of having to entertain their children while also attempting to work from home. Needless to say, it has been a challenge. Luckily, we’ve compiled a […]

5 Astonishing Benefits of Journaling You Need To Know

I can see you now, sighing and rolling your eyes. Writing in a journal is modern-day speak for ‘writing in a diary’, you say. Diary writing evokes an image of a teenage girl in her room, heart pouring out of her pen as she writes, the ink mingling with her tears on the page. Am […]

Superb Ways to Teach Kids (and Adults) About Earth Day

Today, April 22, 2020, is Earth Day! This isn’t just any regular Earth Day, either! Today marks the 50th anniversary of the very first Earth Day EVER! (Psst… for those of us who are having trouble due to the “quarantine brain syndrome,” the first Earth Day was in 1970) So… What is Earth Day, exactly? […]

10+ Delightful Books for the Family [+FREE Resources!]

The last month or so has been unpredictable and sometimes stressful for so many of us. With parents having children at home for school, playtime, downtime, and everything in between, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the minute of day to day life. Therefore, it’s important for all of us to take a step back, […]

15 Quotes from Everyday People (PLUS resources for help)

How does it feel to be a part of history, as it’s happening? Terrifying? Exhilarating? Surreal? All people, all over, are being impacted. Whether you are old or young, married or single, a parent or not – lives are changing. Panic and fear are prevalent on social media and in the news; but it doesn’t […]

Are you prepared for Valentine’s Day?

This post is brought to you by Jessica Cleveland – mother, writer, creative producer at Under the Tower Productions, and team member at Legacy Journal App. Good day to you all! A couple of weeks ago, I posted about my struggles in parenting and I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you all for the warm wishes, sympathy, and advice. It […]

Did you know that parenting is hard?

This post is brought to you by Jessica Cleveland – mother, writer, and creative producer at Under the Tower Productions   Do you ever stop to think about how hard being a parent is? Probably not, since we’re all too busy worrying about whether or not we’re doing it “right”. Honestly, children should come with […]