Since many of us have been covered in snow with more on the way, here is a unique and delicious way to take advantage of the winter wonderland, while keeping your snowbound, snow bunnies entertained. Ingredients 8 cups of fresh clean snow - NOT the yellow variety ¾ cup of sugar 1 cup of whipping cream 1 tbsp of vanilla extract Directions First, take your … [Read more...] about How To Make Snow Cream
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“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” - Cicero Gratitude - or a lack thereof - is something all parents encounter during the process of raising children. At some point or other, what mother hasn't looked on with horror as her child blurted out a variant of, “I don’t like this! It’s not what I wanted for my birthday!” or … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving
If you have been breastfeeding your baby, you are probably in a routine, but you have to stop eventually. If your child is showing signs and you know you are ready to stop breastfeeding, you might find yourself having the same pains you had at the beginning of breastfeeding. Let's try to eliminate some of the breast pain and make this weaning process as easy on you as … [Read more...] about Breast Pain After Weaning
As the mom of two athletic teenagers (and a former competitive swimmer myself), I’ve been to a lot of kid sports games. Baseball. Soccer. Basketball. Swimming. Water Polo. And although the sports activity and venue may differ, I’ve come to realize there is the same set of parent “types” sitting in the stands at every game. They’re categorized as such. The Overly-Helpful … [Read more...] about 10 Parent Types You’ll Find at Every Kids’ Sports Game
Trying to conceive, or trying not to, can create the same anxious feeling at the same time every month. Just before your period is scheduled to start, a knot settles into your stomach. That queasy exhaustion could be your pending monthly visitor or it could be the arrival of a new family member. When They Start A woman normally ovulates about halfway through her menstrual … [Read more...] about When Do Signs of Pregnancy Start to Occur?