Author Archive | Candace Curry

Smooth (and Gentle) Sailing with My Mommy Wisdom

Thank you to My Mommy Wisdom for providing safe and effective holistic products for children and mothers and for sponsoring this post! Eczema relief is here! My daughter has multiple food allergies. One side effect of her food allergies is eczema. Our family is super thankful for western medicine (hello, EpiPen), and we also highly […]

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A Special Shoutout to Our Foster Moms

If you watch cable TV, then I’m just going to assume you’re familiar with This Is Us. If you’re not, then you might need to consider setting aside some time for serious binge watching. This Is Us beautifully captures the story of a family going through life’s ups and downs, but amongst the many intertwined […]

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Why ISR Swim Lessons Worked for My Family

My family has always taken the need for children to learn to swim seriously. It’s no secret that according to the CDC, drowning is responsible for more deaths among children ages 1 to 4 than any other cause aside from congenital anomalies (birth defects). I always knew my children would get  swimming lessons. The issue […]

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Spring Cleaning: 7 Things We Neglect

Springtime is here! One of my favorite things about the spring is the garage and yard sales. Everyone decides to KonMari their lives, and I gladly take their unwanted items. My second favorite thing about springtime is SPRING CLEANING! I am not a clean freak, but I do pay attention to detail. Each spring I […]

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Yes, I’m Proudly Black, and I Want to Be Your Friend!

I know what you may be thinking. “I cannot believe she said, ‘proudly black’! What does that even mean? I bet if I said I was ‘proudly white,’ I’d get called a racist!” Well, you’re probably right on that second point. Someone would probably call you a racist. However, I wouldn’t. I hope you are […]

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A New Way to Resolve

I love New Year’s resolutions! The problem for me, is that I’m a chronic breaker of my resolutions. Well, I used to be. Last year, I decided to try a new way to resolve that actually works for me. I’ve decided to stop being greedy and let everyone in on my resolution secret — but […]

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Your Guide to Chanukah Events in Jacksonville

Chanukah is almost here, and I’m so excited to plan our event schedule! I was a bit worried about what we would do for Chanukah after moving here from Kentucky, and I’m so pleased to see that the Jewish Community here has planned so many events for children and the entire family to enjoy. Be […]

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Joyfully Saying ‘No’ to Holiday Celebrations

Hi. I’m Candace, and my family doesn’t celebrate conventional holidays. That’s right. Our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, etc. Of course, we have religious reasons behind why we don’t celebrate, but I’m not writing this to talk about those reasons. I’m writing this because I’ve witnessed way too many negative posts […]

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