When I read the title of the Modern Mom article ‘10 Things You Swore You’d Never Say’ I instantly chuckled and couldn’t wait to read it. The previous day I was having this exact same conversation with my best friend, we had a good laugh discussing all the ‘things’ we said we wouldn’t do or we wouldn’t say when we had children. And the list was long. We were naïve because … [Read more...] about Wait ’til Your Dad Gets Home
After seeing and holding the newest member of our family I've realized that there is nothing as pure, beautiful and amazing as the sight of a new born baby, but the smell, the smell of a newborn so lovely, so clean, it actually reminded me of the air in Oregon, strange I know, but it did. That wonderful smell was like a spell cast over me, it almost made me tell my husband … [Read more...] about 20 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Had Kids
Every day as parents we question whether or not we are good, average hell … great parents, especially with the internet telling us that we are doing it all wrong, or those overzealous parenting posts on Facebook, or our own psychosis screaming into our brains that we are not good enough parents. Well, my friends, I am here to tell you that you’re a great parent, no matter … [Read more...] about How Do You Know You’re a Great Parent?
The leaves are changing, the temperature is dipping a little bit, I just love the Fall and yes, I am definitely a leaf peeper!I love seeing all the warm comforting colors, and am simply amazed at how vibrant and beautiful nature is at this time of year. Everything about the Fall rocks! The weather is perfect, warm enough that you don't need a jacket, but cool enough to rock … [Read more...] about Butternut Squash Soup Recipe
My seven year old doesn’t eat anything healthy unless you consider spaghetti, pizza, pumpernickel and cream cheese, pancakes, candy, chips, pretzels, or chicken nuggets healthy--and he hasn't eaten a fruit or vegetable since I closed up those baby food jars when he was a year old! I know my three year old would try new things, including fruits and vegetables, but he does … [Read more...] about I’m Bribing My Kids to Eat Better…