Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Ryestein's 11th Birthday

 I wasn't able to write a special post for my daughter's birthday this year and I feel bad.  I do however appreciate the fact that she completely understand our situation.  We were so  busy trying to organize our  new home as we just newly moved.  At eleven, she is so mature and I always thank God  for  having a great daughter like Ryestein.
German chocolate cake was her choice.  She didn't want a traditional birthday cake.  We pre-celebrated her  birthday two days before the actual  day.  We were schedule to go on a road trip two days after that.  When my kids started going to school. we decided to just take them on a road trip or go somewhere  fun rather than having a  party.  It's more fun for the whole family and less stress for  Mom lol.  

Ryestein, as you turned 11, I can't help but truly appreciate Motherhood. 
You taught me so many things that I did not know befire I became a Mom. 
You taught me to be patient and how to love unconditionally.
Thank you for being my daughter, I am blessed.
We love you very much!

Monday, July 25, 2016

Why Learning to Drive is Great for Your Family

Have you been thinking about finally getting your driver’s licence, especially if you are planning on starting a family? Then rest assured that this is a decision that you will not end up regretting. There are a host of benefits that come with learning how to drive if you have a family. Plus, it has never been easier to learn the rules of the road and driving theory, so there is no reason why you shouldn’t pursue your licence today.

Keep reading to discover a few of the reasons why learning to drive is great for your family.

Go Wherever You Want, Whenever You Want

When you have a family, it feels like you are constantly on the go, and sometimes you really are. You have to get yourself to work, and get the kids to school and to their after-school activities. On top of that, you have to sometimes bring your kids to the doctor, go shopping for clothes, groceries, and toys, and make time for your relatives and friends.
Without a car, you will need to rely upon public transportation, which leaves you waiting on the bus or the train to get to wherever you need to go. But with your own licence and vehicle, you can head off whenever you need to, and you can go wherever you need to go, however near or far from home.

Family Road Trips Become Possible

In addition to making your life a lot easier on a day-to-day basic, having your driver’s licence will also make it possible for your family to take some fun and unforgettable road trips whenever you want to go on a much-needed getaway.

You can pack everything you need into your car and follow the driving directions on your GPS to head off to a brand new place that none of you have seen before, and you can even stop along the way and enjoy the sights that you come across.

Driving for Pleasure Beyond Convenience

Ultimately, learning how to drive will give you a lot of freedom, but it will also provide you with a lot of convenience, as mentioned above. Beyond that, though, you can also drive merely for the pleasure of it.

Sometimes going on a short drive with your family could be just what you need to unwind for a bit and give yourself a change of scenery. You never know what new places you will find, and you and your family can make these discoveries together. So rather than sticking to the same old routes all the time, go someplace new, go shopping someplace new, and enjoy new experiences as a family in order to make new memories.

Being a busy parent requires that you have a reliable form of transportation. In addition to being able to go to work and take your kids to school, you will also be able to use your car for pleasure, such as for taking road trips or going for a drive to a scenic place on the weekend.

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