I haven’t been blogging this past week because I have been in a bit of a mommy rut, dealing with some challenging child issues. Thankfully I have three other kids to balance out the draining tough times with one of my beloved babies. This week, being a parent has totally sucked! It amazes me how children can give us our highest highs and lowest lows. I’ve been cyber … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Happiness is Measured by her Most Unhappy Child”
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According to well-known lingerie retailer, Bare Necessities, almost 8 in 10 women wear the wrong bra size. Proper measurement is key to knowing what size bra you actually require, but other fitting considerations are key as well. Unfortunately, finding a good bra fitter is difficult, but you can take your own measurements to determine the right starting size. Once you have that … [Read more...] about How to Measure to Determine the Correct Bra Size
If you went into your refrigerator right now would you have the makings for a lovely salad? Do you have servings of fruits and veggies handy to snack on or prepare for a meal? Have you ever asked your kids to put together a salad or balanced meal then gauged where they are at on their own? If you answered yes to all or some of these questions then you and your family have the … [Read more...] about House Salad Challenge! How does your home measure up?
I recently dropped a comment on a selfie that a young woman I love posted on Instagram. I relayed the famous Carrie Fisher quote “youth and beauty are not accomplishments”. I didn’t think twice about it because it’s a line I use around my own children frequently when I want to remind them that they are so much more valuable than appearances, or how society defines beauty. I … [Read more...] about Mistakes, Apologies and Lessons Learned
When my kids were little, summers were tough enough balancing summer camps and fights over the same toys surrounded by a floor littered with plenty of choices. “Mom, that’s mine.” “Mom, she won’t share.” With the amount of time parents and kids have spent at home over the last year in the midst of pandemic lockdowns, both sides are looking for new ideas to do this … [Read more...] about Feeding Kids’ Curiosity at Home