Jog, Walk, Run Indianapolis - The Many Races of April
Everyone knows that the Indianapolis Mini Marathon lives in May, which is fast approaching, but if you’re looking for some good warm-up events between now and then, here are some which are colorful, fun and for great causes to get your ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 25, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Top 7 Most Unusual Valentine Dates in Indianapolis
Ah, the season of doilies and chalk candy, explosions of pink-and-red and dyed, overpriced flowers. As much Valentines Day might be fodder for cynics and card companies, like anything, it is what you make it. And if you happen to be like me, and ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 1, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
How to budget for a new baby
One of the most common reasons to start looking for a new home is the expectation of a growing family. Having a baby can be one of life’s greatest joys. It can also be one of the most expensive.
Budgeting for a new baby and a new ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 19, 2014 in Home and Family
Indianapolis - Beyond the Gym
It is the pile of cookies in the trash, next to the pile of busted Christmas lights which does it for me. This crusty heap of sugar signifies that it is time to reinvent my current approach to health. I think I got off course somewhere around the ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 15, 2014 in Home and Family
Best Hospitals in Indianapolis to Have a Baby
Giving birth is a life-changing event, so you’ll want to choose a hospital that’s right for you and your growing family. But with so many local options, how is a very pregnant mother to choose? That’s why we’ve put together ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 22, 2013 in Home and Family
Indianapolis Holiday Activities for the Family
‘Tis the season to “Trim up the tree with Christmas stuff, Like bingle balls, and whofoo fluff. Trim up the town with goowho gums and bizillbix and wum” (as it says in Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas). If ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 11, 2013 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Common Vision Problems in Infants, Toddlers, and Children (Interview With a Pediatric Optometrist in Carmel)
As part of our "Moving to Indianapolis" series, I wanted to reach out to a prominent children's optometrist in the Indianapolis area. Dr. Katherine Schuetz in Carmel, Indiana came highly recommended and she was gracious enough to answer some of my ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 8, 2013 in Home and Family
Top 5 Free 'Must See' Events in Indianapolis
There really are so many fun, free things to do in Indianapolis but it is especially true around the holidays. We've compiled a short list of the top 5 free events in Indianapolis that you don't want to miss.
1. Children's Museum of ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 17, 2013 in Indianapolis Things to Do
How to find and hire a great babysitter in Indianapolis
Many of our Indianapolis clients who are first-time homebuyers are starting a family. There are so many things to consider when you have a growing family--preschools and childcare facilities, school systems, parks and playgrounds and ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 3, 2013 in Home and Family
How to keep your child's teeth healthy (interview with a pediatric dentist)
Moving to Indianapolis for a new job or relocating just across town to a new community comeswith a long list of changes, especially for parents with young children. Finding your way around schools, choosing new doctors, and looking for your favorite ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 13, 2013 in Home and Family
Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays
The holidays are quickly approaching, and if you’re hosting the party, you’re probably dizzy thinking of ideas to make it an event to remember. The holidays are so much better when children are present, so make sure you include ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 10, 2011 in Home and Family
Vacation Thoughts of Home
Vacations are made for getting away; a time of refreshment and relaxation. I usually take time away around the Holidays as a time of reflection, also. Looking back on the previous year without a calendar contolling my time gives me fresh eyes ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 4, 2009 in Random Thoughts
Tis the Season
Nothing brings life to the Christmas season like a child’s wonderment as the tree is put up, the lights strung and the ornaments hung. Nothing, that is, except this Mimi watching her grandchildren taking in the moment.
This is our first year ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 9, 2008 in Random Thoughts
November and Thanksgiving
I love the month of November! One of the things I missed about Indiana while I lived in the Southwest was Fall. We decided to move back to Indianapolis a few years ago and fall has always been my favorite time of year. By fall, I ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 23, 2008 in Random Thoughts
Happy Fathers Day
This Father’s Day is a bit more special than any previous Father’s Day. I grew up the oldest of seven children and my Dad was my hero.
He always had a way of making everything okay – from skinned knees to fights with my siblings. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on June 15, 2008 in Random Thoughts
Breakfast of Champions
M&M’s…………….or chocolate in any form. He did have cereal and blackberries first.
Posted by Paula Henry on May 29, 2008 in Random Thoughts
Home......it's all about family
When people find out I moved back to Indianapolis from sunny Arizona, they always ask Why?
Here’s one of four reasons – the fourth grandchild. There’s also brothers, sisters, my Dad, lifelong friends, family cookouts, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 25, 2008 in Random Thoughts
Wisdom From a Three Year Old
Have you ever been in a position where you couldn’t find the words you wanted to say? Or what you want to say isn’t coming out in a clear concise fashion? Maybe you said something you wish you had never said. It happens to us all.
Posted by Paula Henry on December 24, 2007 in Random Thoughts
MiMi's been MeMe'd
Scott Saghirian over at TopTechAgent, has meme’d me. I have gone 10 months without being meme’d. They have caught up to me; my luck has run out and now, I must disclose 5 things about myself.
*I am MiMi to these beautiful ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 4, 2007 in Random Thoughts