Oh, boy! I am not really sure how to feel right now. Excited yet sad at the same time. I now have a 16-year-old… oh, Sweet Sixteen! It makes me feel old to think that I have a 16-year-old but at the same time, I’m so proud of what he has become. 16 is a bit of a scary year for me. It is the year of independence far more than any of the years prior. It is when I realize that my boy is becoming a man. To think that he will graduate in just two years is exciting yet concerning.
Don’t Miss the Great Pumpkin Fest This Month at Carowinds
Cool nights, college football, pumpkin everything and the changing of leaves all make Fall a special time! With three kids of our own (plus one foster child) one of our traditions as Halloween approaches is watching “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” We enjoy watching Charlie Brown and Snoopy’s fun antics as they prepare for Halloween.
When you think of “amusement park”, you probably think of a day trip, right? Me, too. Until our recent trip to Carowinds Amusement Park. Carowinds can be a full family vacation complete with days of riding roller coaster rides, water park fun, time meeting Snoopy and the gang, food (lots of food), drinks, camping in a tent, RV or a staying in a cabin, and a ton of memories without ever leaving Carowinds!
Carowinds Waterpark Brings Families Together in the Sun
Wanting to get the kids out of the house this summer but you don’t like the heat? Going to hang at the pool sounds great but can get boring after a while especially for older children. Carowinds offers tons of fun outdoors between their amusement park rides and the Carolina Harbor, Carowinds Waterpark!
Living two hours away from Carowinds has spoiled us over the years. My husband and I both had the opportunity to come for the day with our youth groups and friends as teenagers. Now, we come for the day to have fun with our own children! In all the years past, we really missed it! We missed the chance to make Carowinds more than just a day trip. Have you ever thought of STAYING at Carowinds? Now you can at Carowinds Camp Wilderness!