“Look at that cornfield!” “See those bridges?” “Wow, look at that truck! That’s a poop-sucker!” This is traveling with my son – a three-year-old. Only, that’s not my son talking. That’s his daddy. And he has already discovered how to live in the moment. “What’s that, daddy?” asks my son.
So, you know you want to have a baby but the ups and downs of trying to conceive are driving you crazy. Maybe you wonder if every random movement in your body could mean you’re pregnant. Or maybe you obsessively scour the internet for baby and parenting products. It could be that you can’t even… →
The weather is turning – and you know what that means – The dreaded carousel of viruses is about to hit our schools, communities, and eventually, homes. This is one of those times when sharing is not caring. It is, however, pretty inevitable. I know you feel me when I say that it’s so hard… →
Has this happened to you? You drag yourself out of bed in the morning to start your day. Standing in front of the mirror, you squeeze that extra layer of padding around your middle. You feel slightly disgusted and immediately start making big plans. You’re starting a diet right away! You’re going to start exercising… →
After giving birth, a common question haunts all the moms. How to get back to your pre-pregnancy shape back. It’s natural to have the desire to fit in your favorite pair of jeans, which stopped zipping up soon after the first trimester. Amiright mamas? But, the idea is to not rush into things too quickly.
You know how it goes — you have a great playdate planned and then on your way out the door you realize that one of your kids has a fever. All those fun plans fly out the door and the rest of your week is filled with sick kids. No fun. And then you end… →
An increasing number of studies have shown that our kids are displaying signs of stress and anxiety at a very early age. Meditation and mindfulness are proven tools that parents and educators can use to cultivate confidence, reduce anxiety, and promote self awareness and self regulation in children. But how do you teach a young… →
Being pregnant is such an awesome experience. You are creating life! I know sometimes you may not feel like it is exciting between morning sickness and getting kicked between your ribs. During this time your body is going through so many changes to nurture this baby before and after the baby is delivered. Your focus… →
Have you ever been locked in a battle of wills in the cereal aisle at the grocery store? One day my four-year-old saw a commercial for Froot Loops. All was well . . . until we entered the cereal aisle on our next grocery trip. As soon as she spotted the bright box, the begging… →
There are just some foods that taste better when they are homemade. Okay, MOST everything tastes better homemade. I realize we don’t always have the time to make everything homemade, but there are some foods that you are buying at the store that are actually incredibly EASY to make at home. And not only are… →