On Monday, August 21st, 2017 the United States will experience a total solar eclipse that will span the entire 48 continental states.
Author Archive | Jessica Schmitt
I have had many people ask me how or why I became involved in the community and it invariably leads to a second question of how they can become involved.
My wish to visit and enjoy art and our desire to be outside got my creative juices flowing. I decided to take the kids on a mural treasure hunt.
This post is sponsored by Nalu Float. Interested in partnering with Rochester MN Moms Blog? Email us: [email protected] am constantly on the go and struggle with finding ways to take care of myself. As a busy mom, I was able to relax while floating at Nalu Float.
Bikes and cars can exist together on roads, but it does take some basic knowledge to do so safely. Here are some tips for road safety.
Oh, how I love the feeling I get as I approach school; when my heart races as my eyes dart around looking for which teacher is going to pull me aside that day. My son has struggled with his at-school behavior since he was a toddler. Every single day through daycare, preschool, elementary and now […]
We are raising our children without religion. Here is how we’re attempting to build character in our kids regardless of religious choices.
During the past few years of throwing kids-only New Year’s Eve parties, I have curated a list of my favorite go-to ideas.
“I would love to tell you that by cutting out cable tv, we’ve suddenly discovered new, creative things to keep us busy…We are still consumers of media, but we have found less expensive ways to access the television shows and movies that we all love.” Have you cut the cord?
3 elements The three most important elements to a successful Back-to-School photo are 1) lighting, 2) the story you want to tell, and 3) your child. When I teach photography classes for parents, I spend a lot of time on the importance of lighting. After all, photography is basically capturing light. In fact, the word “photography” […]