Category: Parenting

Happy Anniversary! …Now Help Me with the Kids

Parenting has challenges, but it also has life lessons that are invaluable. As a parent, you appreciate the ups and the downs, the unplanned, and at the end of the day you look back and smile because witnessing these tiny humans grow and learn is magical. Now throw a couple bulldogs, a random spider and some crayons into the mix to make life really interesting…

Forming a Habit & Following Through

Need tips on forming a habit that you can actually follow through with? Here are my three tips and methods I use to follow through. Simple habits can increase the likelihood that you reach a goal, especially when short term goals contribute to a long term goal. These habits can correlate to your business/career, home life, health/fitness and even parenting styles. What can be challenging is knowing how to form a habit and sticking to it. Let me know if these three tips help you form a habit, and whether the methods I practice contribute to follow through with your habit.

A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mom

Motherhood is not for the faint of heart. It takes patience, planning, and carrying on when you want to shut down. Yet, I wouldn’t have it any other way. Two kids is hard work, but overall they make caring for another human being the most valuable lesson in life.

5 Natural Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Photo courtesy of┬áMonica Myers via FREEIMAGES (The links contained in this post will open in a new tab.) I debated writing this post… Why? Because I didn’t want to jinx myself and my family! But […]

Why I Use Caution Posting Photos of My Family Online

The topic of posting photos of our family, especially our children, online is always under scrutiny. Here are my thoughts on why we should be cautious when exposing our children on the world wide web.

Baby Sprinkle in Honor of Expected Baby Number Two

With baby number two on the way, this magical sprinkle was an immeasurable reminder of the genuine people surrounding us. Great people and delicious food – what more could I ask for!?

The Loss of Coconut

Words aren’t enough to explain how heart breaking it is to lose a family pet.

PB Transition – Part 1

Health shouldn’t be hard, nor should it take the backseat to all other routines in our lives. Here are a few tips that have helped us along, and I will cover more in my next post. I’ll also include a couple new recipes, such as a quick, yet filling salad. It’s perfect for summer, and a great dish to bring to a potluck or BBQ.

Active Pregnancy

I think continued physical activity makes for an easier labor and delivery.

Are we home yet?

The home is my happy place, and with all of the time away I feel…