If you aren’t me, then you know my type. I’m a firstborn daughter and I’m good at it. I have type-A perfectionist, high-responsibility tendencies. I was the honor student. I’m fiercely loyal and protective. I’m determined and I don’t give up easily. I’m a Consumer Reports reader, a list maker. A terrible candidate for risk,… Continue reading you’ve come a long way, baby
February has been the fastest month on record for our little family. Obviously, it’s literally a short month, but it’s so packed with activities that we haven’t even actually celebrated Valentine’s Day yet. (We’re hoping to correct this in a couple of days.) The hubs and I have been ships passing in the night –… Continue reading of fajitas and love
So with Simon’s recent diagnosis, this mama is changing the way we eat. This concept was met with MUCH resistance. But when it comes to health, there is no “maybe we’ll try it”. For us, it’s a lifestyle change – low dairy, high fiber/whole grains, and the meals need to be as “real” as possible.… Continue reading cookin’ revolution
January – it’s the month of new…new calendars, new habits, new resolve. I love the month of January. It’s a real take stock time of year for me. I can look back and be grateful and look ahead and dream. You see, when all of those facebook gratitude posts start filling up my news feed… Continue reading new resolve
After a couple of months of consideration, we’ve decided that we need to just make a decision and give it our full effort. Our family is going gluten-free for the month of October. I don’t know exactly how that will work, yet, but I’m inviting you along for the journey. You see, our oldest son… Continue reading do or do not…there is no try
I saw this on facebook today, taken from a book I have really enjoyed: “Parenting from the Overflow” by Teri Lynn Underwood. I don’t know about you, but I can relate.
Now that we’ve got about a month of school under our belts, this mama has a better handle on how the schedule is going to go down from evening to evening. We are very careful to limit our kids’ activities to make time for family and stave off the frazzled family syndrome. But even with… Continue reading tres chic crock pot chicken