Kate Eschbach

Kate Eschbach
Kate writes a lifestyle legacy blog named Songs Kate Sang and is a professional photographer. She enjoys handwritten correspondence, and may break out into musical numbers at any time. She and her husband Brian have been married since 1999. They have five children - Julia, 20, Nate, 17, Riley, 9, Mary Alice, 5, and Sebastian, 3. She is a Texas girl and has lived in Arizona for 12 wonderful (and hot!) years. Kate writes from the heart about adoption and miscarriage. She is passionate about encouraging and serving others!

Friday Favorites – a few of our favorite things

Are you ready for some Friday Favorites? Sharing our new favorites with our friends is so fun! Let us know what your favorite things are in the comments!    We love the understated elegance of drop earrings!...

Free Printable: You’ve Been Booed

The other day, I was racing home from school to run inside, drop some kids off, pick some kids up, make two sippy cups of milk, refill the diaper bag, and take my oldest...

The Pines Motel – Our go to getaway

The heat this summer was incredible. Record breaking, absolutely numbing heat. Our family has lived in Arizona for twelve years, and after this heat we desperately needed a get away. I called The Pines...

The Best Homeschool Curriculum

As a community, many of us are wondering what the best path forward for school is next year. We wanted to put together a resource for you from recommendations within the community. I have...

Midi Bites – the Perfect on the go Snack

This has been the summer of trying new things! Why not?! We have the time and any new food or experience has been exciting and fun to do. Midi Bites are a new addition...

Generous Gifts for our ‘Thank You to the Helpers’

We are so excited to announce that an amazing group of local sponsors has come along beside us and donated to create a generous gift basket for our 'Thank You to the Helpers' winner! Generous...
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Thank You to the Helpers

Thank you to the helpers - the helpers, the front line workers, the essential workers... There are so many names that we could call you, but there are two important words that must be said....

Never Let a Good Crisis go to Waste

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Winston Churchill is credited with first saying this in the mid-1940s as we were approaching the end of World War ll. As the world around us...

Book Round-Up: New Toddler Picture Books for your library

If your home is anything like mine, I'm guessing that there are a few books that you have read 471,381,577 times and you are ready for a few new books in your rotation! We've...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide – Gifts Created by Women, For Women

Each year, we bring a collection of tried and true products that our mother's love in our thoughtfully curated Mother's Day Gift Guide! You might notice some products on the list that we bring...

DocuSol® Kids – Constipation Symptom Relief

As a mom of five, I was sure I was alone when one of my children suffered from constipation. None of my other children experienced this, so this was new territory for me. We tried...

How to Keep Kids Busy {Constantly Updated}

Our first official stay at home day was March 10th. There have been so many amazing suggestions and websites and YouTube videos and tours and everything in between with suggestions on how to keep...
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

This post first appeared on PBS.org. As a partner with PBS, we are honored to share this information with you. These are wonderful tips during this time as we all lean in and focus on...
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**This post on sitter safety first appeared on Trusting Connections, December 21,2018** When it comes to the safety and well-being of children, one can never be too cautious. We recognize that not all families are able...
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Arizona Renaissance Festival – Action and Adventure at the Royal Faire

Every year, my family looks forward to a day at the Arizona Renaissance Festival! If you have never been before, it is such a fun event. It is incredibly kid friendly and always a...

Branch Insurance -Technology that Makes Finding Home and Auto Insurance Easy

I was 16 and a junior in high school. I was in the middle of performing in a school production for a play when my Mom asked me if I wanted to stay in...