Starting something simple

25. September 2016 photos, simplicity 0
We  allow junk, don’t we? Mail we don’t want creates piles on our counters. Miscellaneous paper debris comprised of old receipts, business cards, and gum wrappers find themselves stuffed in our wallet or the bottom of our bags. I might even find a baby sock randomly wedged there as well. Stuff we don’t need… stuff ...

Investing in “nothing”

(All mothers everywhere has their own Meryl, don’t they?) It is foolish to expect a toddler to go all day without a break.  Little kids can only go so long and so far without rest.  As a parent, to ignore this basic fact is setting them–and you–up for failure once the dreaded melt-down mode hits. ...

one step at a time

i went to the gym on saturday.  it was a great time of just taking 50 minutes to invest in my health and clear my mental space.  right now, i’m taking care of kids 24/7 (since i’m still nursing through the night) and i’m also taking care of a parent a couple of times a ...

mother’s law

05. February 2016 funny, home&family, mommyhood 0
you know murphy’s law? that anything that can happen, will? well, there is another law out there, my friends. mother’s law. there are many tenants, or sub-laws, if you will. but here’s one that i learned, since my daughter received a frozen umbrella for her birthday. the rate of a child in the rain is ...

MmmmmmmMonday: avocado chocolate cookies

okay people. if you are wanting something SUPER rich and SUPER chocolatey AND you want to feel good about your eating a cookie… or two… or three… these avocado chocolate cookies are for YOU. i got the idea from this recipe on sprouted fig.  i don’t do sugar, even coconut sugar, right now though. here’s ...