Trick or treating is a Halloween tradition that children look forward to all year long. The dressing up, staying out late (oftentimes on a school night!), and of course, the CANDY all make for a fun night for everyone,...
Two of my children are bilingual. One is not. Given my family's 66% success rate, I am reevaluating what works for raising bilingual children, and what we may be doing that clearly isn't working at all. Background First, I'll give you a bit...
Our son was born on a Friday evening in the living room of our 1870s farmhouse.  Fast and intimate, it was the healing birth I needed.  And the dream home birth I didn't realize I needed.   We weren’t planning a...
While feeding the baby at midnight, decide to start a blog.  You have a voice!  You have things to say! Forget. Remember again the next week.  Type reminder into phone: start blog. Google “how to start a blog” ...
Anyone else feel like their fuse has been shorter than ever, lately? Maybe it’s because I have a very clingy 4 year old son, a super independent 2 year old daughter, and COVID just won’t go away; but whatever...
Growing up, my mom had a menu of maybe five go-to meals for our family.  She was a working single mom and I was an extraordinarily picky child, so those meals were pretty basic and beige.  Two or three...
I’m sure as you’re scrolling through social media right now your newsfeed is filled with a few different headlines. One that seems to be very prominent right now is child sex trafficking and grooming children for sexual abuse. This is...
As a first-time mom I was of course naturally scared bringing my daughter home for the first time and overly worried about so many things first time parents worry about. However, my main source of worry was safe sleeping...
Hello New Homeschool Families! This is an exciting year for you. You’re embarking on a crazy learning journey together for the first time. This year is going to look and feel different than any other year, but that doesn’t mean...
Childhood Memories When you think back on your childhood, what are the things you remember most? For me, a lot of my memories are about family get-togethers to celebrate birthdays and holidays. These are the types of memories that I hope...

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