I was born and raised in Minnesota. My husband is from Wisconsin. We're raising our seven-year-old son in Los Angeles and trying hard to instill in him the values we grew up with. I want him to know that having to shovel out your car and scrape the ice from your windshield before you drive to your waitressing job is a tough morning, not running out of Greek yogurt. I hesitate … [Read more...] about Five Midwestern Values I Want to Teach My Son
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If you're looking for Western baby girl names, look no further than the U.S. map for inspiration. With hundreds of Western baby names to choose from, you can narrow down the options to a few famous Western baby girl names coined after some famous and not-so-famous spots in the Old Wild West. Cheyenne Cheyenne, the capital city of Wyoming, is a popular Western baby girl name, … [Read more...] about Western Baby Girl Names
When it comes to your skin, are you what you eat? Chocolate and fried foods are famous for causing breakouts, but are they true or is it just a skin myth? Take a closer look at six foods you probably blame for breakouts, and find out what’s really causing problems on your face. What causes breakouts? Your face is covered with hair follicles and pores. Oil, dead skin … [Read more...] about 6 Foods You Blame for Breakouts: Is It True?
My son loves to travel. He got that love to travel from his parents. A few years ago, my son and I took a road trip together—just the two of us. We hit some great Western states and tourist stops. We drove a lot in those twelve days. My son was eleven. We had taken many family trips before that age, but I feel that trip really made my son into a vacation-lover. A … [Read more...] about Autism and Vacations
We partnered with Northwestern Mutual on this post. We had what many would see as the perfect life. Married with two young boys. A beautiful rural home with picturesque views and the calming peace that nature can bring to a person. The biggest nuisance we had to deal with was the morning sickness that I was experiencing after finding out only weeks earlier that I … [Read more...] about Childhood Cancer – Fear Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Known