“Be careful!” Nod your head if you’ve said this to your child today. Yeah, me too. This well meaning phrase is used ad nauseum in the modern world. There are a lot of dangers out there, yes. We love our kiddos with every ounce of our being, of course. The mama bear instinct is real. Abso-frickin-lutely. But, when does protecting our kids become riskier than stepping … [Read more...] about Should Kids Always Be Careful?
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Now that your family is home around the clock, it may feel impossible to keep your refrigerator full for long enough before you have to run back to the grocery store. But, this isn’t the only reason your grocery budget has become bloated recently. According to the most recent Consumer Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, food costs rose an average of 2.6%—the … [Read more...] about 5 Shopping Strategies For Saving On Groceries During The Pandemic
We love any excuse to incorporate marshmallows into our dessert. Add chocolate and peanut butter, pretend to make it healthy with some shredded wheat, embellish it so it’s super cute and colorful and voila: everything is edible AND it's a totally fun family craft project. Here's the recipe!You Will Need (for 8-10 nests):¼ cup butter, 4 cups mini marshmallows, 1 ½ cups … [Read more...] about Yummiest Spring Recipe Ever!
Dear husband, I love your black skin. I love your drive, your heart and your passion. But oh how I love the color of your skin. My love is not color blind. I love your color. I respect you. I stand beside you. I hold your black hand in mine and I’m committed to you. Long before I fell in love with you my blood boiled at any racist comments. “You can’t say that in front of … [Read more...] about Amidst Racism, A Beautiful Letter To A Husband From His Wife
We all know divorce creates havoc in any family’s life, especially when children are involved. Moving on after divorce can also be challenging. It’s a time to be very gentle, both with yourself as well as with your children. Chances are, you made a considerable emotional investment in your marriage. Having seen that relationship fail can make you insecure about facing new … [Read more...] about Dating After Divorce: Three Ways To Tell Your Kids You Are Dating Again