Welcome to Ladybug’s Blog

Welcome to Ladybug’s Blog! This site is for Arizona parents (and parents who visit our beautiful state) who want to get out of the house with their kids to find adventures with nature, both outside and inside. I share personal experiences, advice from friends and family and tips from experts …

Enhance Your Kid’s Education with These Fun Places to Visit in Phoenix

[As published in the September 2017 edition of In The Zona] School is back in session! Help foster your kids’ love of learning and interest in science with fun, science-based places to visit for the whole family. Here are some excellent museums that educate and stimulate learning, while also being …

Touchdown! Taking Your Kids to a Professional Football Game

[Published in the September 2017 edition of the Deer Valley Times and the North Tatum Times} Football season has arrived! A football game is a great way to get your kids out of the house on the weekend and can be a fun, outdoor and indoor learning experience for the whole family. …

Ladybug’s Eclipse Watching

Here in Arizona, we were able to see a partial solar eclipse around 10:30 this morning. This was a rare and exciting adventure for Ladybug, her classmates and kids and grownups across the United States!     A few fun eclipse facts: June 18, 1918, was last time a total …

National Parks and Monuments between the Grand Canyon and Phoenix

One of the most fascinating things about Arizona is the vast number of National Parks and Monuments in our state. There are officially 22 National Park Service Units in Arizona. This translates to almost 12 million visitors and $1 Billion in economic impact for our state every year. The National …

Kudos and Recognition for Ladybug’s Blog!

Great news! Ladybug’s Blog own “mamabug” was recently spotlighted in the Build Your Own Blog website’s Summer 2017 edition of the Blogger Success Bulletin. This is an extremely exciting milestone for our blog – a huge THANK YOU and a really big hug to all of our regular readers! You made this possible. …