Laura Sieckmann

st. augustine bucket list

A Fall Twist on the St. Augustine Bucket List

As fall hits down South and we enjoy a much needed cool off, I am already plotting how I will spend this fun time of year. I may not be a pumpkin spice latte,...
outdoor safety

Spiders and Snakes and Gators, Ooh My! How to Practice Outdoor Safety

I grew up in California, and I surprisingly had very few run-ins with dangerous creatures. I spent a fair amount of time outdoors, exploring and playing too. When I was 8 my mom put...

Kick it Old School with Your Kiddos

If you are reading this and have small(ish) kiddos now you were probably born between the 1970s and 1990s. So that means like me, you grew up with all things that are now cool...

How Mama Got Her Groove Back (A True Story)

Being a parent changes you, I knew that before I signed up to do this. There is no definite, however, on what will change. Everyone is different and there are so many variables to...

A Holiday Survival Guide for the Pregnant Momma

We all know the holidays can be full of crazy and intense moments just as much as they can be full of joy and cheer. Being pregnant during the holiday season comes with its...

How I Became a Minivan Mom: A Practical Guide to Buying a Van

I like to think of myself as a non-conformist and a little bit hippy. I homeschool, eat mostly organic and only go through the Chick-fil-a drive thru a handful of times a year. I...

Tips and Tricks for a Healthier Halloween

Fall is my favorite time of year because it is filled with cooler weather, comfort foods and Halloween tricks and treats! This is our first Fall in Florida and while it may not be...
Board and Brush

Becoming at “DIY Master” at Board & Brush

Me time, Mommy time, peace and quiet. No matter what you want to call it, it is essential to our sanity as parents.  What is so tremendous about raising children in this modern age is...