Family Fun at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort

100 Places to take the Kids After the Pandemic!

Happy 2021! Was 2020 a YEAR or what!? I’m looking forward to a better 2021 and I’m starting it out by daydreaming of places to take my kids when this pandemic is all over. I dream of taking them to all 50 states so when making this list, I’ve included 2 places from each state. […]

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Hikari - A Festival of Lights

Holiday Fun at Tanaka Farms

It’s the holiday season and I couldn’t be happier!! Even though things are different, there are still ways to have fun. We kicked off our holiday season with Hikari – A Festival of Lights at Tanaka Farms! Along with the OC Mommy Blogger Tribe, I was invited to experience opening day and we had a […]

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Tutoring fun with NH Tutor!

COVID has made learning interesting to say the least. It can be challenging to keep up and feel like you are having a good learning experience. Enter NH Tutor brought to us by New Horizons. NH Tutor is a great addition to distance learning. They can help with homework and even build on what they […]

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A Letter to my Son on his Last Day of Kindergarten

Today is your last day of kindergarten and instead of celebrating with your friends and your teacher, we are celebrating by ourselves at home. You have missed out on parties, assemblies, hanging out with your friends, open house and much more. I feel sad for you, sad for the kids who are graduating high school […]

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Curbside Pick-Up at Knott’s Berry Farm

I’m missing the sound of the roller coasters above me, the sight of people around me and the smell of all things boysenberry. It’s been 4 months since I last set foot at Knott’s Berry Farm and I was missing it. Things are slowly starting to open up here and to my excitement, Knott’s announced […]

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Knott’s Berry Farm Peanuts Celebration!

We were so excited to attend the Knott’s Berry Farm Peanuts Celebration this year! It is currently running weekends thru March 1st. It’s time to celebrate Snoopy and friends! There are so many fun offerings for this great celebration. The first thing you notice upon entering the parks are the photo ops! I think these […]

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Hello Again Friends!

Hello and welcome to the NEW Navigating Joyful Challenges. I’ve finally moved over to my new home on WordPress! I thought I’d start off this new blog with a little bit about me. I’m Kelly! I’m a mom, wife, daughter friend. I love navigating life with my husband and our 2 children: a 6 year […]

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