Going to the lake this summer? Do you also have an infant and are not sure how boating with a baby would work? We’ve got it all figured out for you! We recently took my (then 4 month old) daughter to Lake Thunderbird over Memorial Day weekend and it went smoother than expected (we were […]
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I was four years and two children into my motherhood journey when I read five little words that changed my entire outlook. I came across them in a Facebook thread in a local mamas group. A newly postpartum mother had poured her heart out into a post about her struggle with PPD and the guilt […]
A few things happened all in the same week that made me decide I want to share my perspective on screen time. A delivery guy at work stopped me to tell me he sure hopes I don’t let me kids use screens. Side note: I work in an office, not around kids. I’m not sure […]
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I love warm weather. I also love cooking. But those two don’t go hand in hand. Whether it’s been a long day at work, ballgames in the heat or you’re simply heading to an outdoor party, check out 3 of my favorite (and ridiculously easy!) recipes to whip up as the dog days of summer […]
This past year, my family opened our home for foster care. Before we began the process of becoming foster parents, I had very little experience or knowledge of it. I had so much respect for families who fostered,families who fostered, but I had only known of them. There was no one in my day to […]
When I began my teaching career, one of the questions asked in EVERY interview was: How do you plan to involve parents in your classroom community? Easy answer: I plan to implement an open-door policy that encourages their presence in the classroom. This means I sent home letters inviting them to come and read to […]
I like to keep a tidy house. I have two little people and a dog running around, so it’s hardly ever all REEEEALLY clean at the same time, but I do my best to keep it at least “picked up” by the end of every day. I’m a stay at home mom, so it’s a […]
Learning to live… learning is described as, ‘Knowledge acquired through experience, study, or being taught.’ Unfortunately in the case of losing a baby our knowledge is gained through experience. Experiencing every mother’s worst nightmare. When it happened to me, it was not even in the realm of possibilities and utterly shattered my soul. My brain […]
My days typically begin with the quiet creak of my son’s door opening down the hall. I know that the squeak between the wooden door frame means he has changed out of his PJ pants and pull-up and into undies covered by a blue train or a firefighting Dalmatian puppy. He runs into the living […]