Summer Road Trip Arizona: Travel Tips for Heading North with Your Kids

{Published in the June 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times} With the heat of summer hitting the Valley of the Sun at full force in the coming months, it’s the perfect time of year to hop in your car and head north with the family. We love to travel up to the higher elevations and tall pines of Flagstaff, …

In Memory of Those Who Died for Our Freedom

Happy Memorial Day and God Bless You mamabug

Ladybug’s Blog Featured in VoyagePhoenix Magazine!

We have exciting news to share! Ladybug’s Blog own Jill “mamabug” Frier was recently featured as a Trailblazer in VoyagePhoenix Magazine!  This is an exciting milestone for Ladybug’s Blog and our parent organization Ladybug Writer. We want to send a huge THANK YOU to all of our regular readers! You made this possible. And an equally huge thank you to VoyagePhoenix …

One Proud Mamabug – Ladybug Received a Kindness Project Award

The weekend before Mother’s Day, on May 5th (yes, Cinco de Mayo), Mamabug and Papabug had the honor of watching our very own Ladybug receive recognition for showing kindness at her school. She was selected by her teachers, out of all of the second grade students in her school, for always demonstrating kindness and caring to others. This Kindness Project recognition …

Tips for Camping with Kids in Arizona

{Published in the April 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times, North Tatum Times, and North 32nd News} Summer is fast approaching and there is no time like the present to start planning outdoor activities and trips with your youngsters. One new activity our family plans to tackle this year is camping. We are avid hikers and love to find fun …