You would think that with having no furniture and only having the luggage we brought that moving would be easy. Ha! The first apartment we stayed at in Taiwan (in Tainan) was for a duration of 3 weeks. We wanted to stay in a part of the country we were not familiar with. Tainan was … More Moving

Miss 5!

  She is 5 years old today. From her precipitous entry into the world until now she has shown herself to be a fun, happy girlie, who wants to mother everyone. She is creative and nurturing. I am so grateful that I was chosen to be her mom! Here is her annual birthday interview: What … More Miss 5!


When you have littles, people tell you that you should cherish the time because it goes so quickly, Well, I totally believe them! I can’t believe that 15 years have gone by since I held her for the first time! 15 years! What a crazy, busy 15 years it has been. She is bold, focused, … More Fifteen

5 important things to remember about eating clean

The choice to support your body, mind, and emotions by eating clean, whole foods can be overwhelming in the beginning. While there is a lot of information out there to sift through here are some tips that can make this new journey easier. Simplify your transition by using the EWG’s Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen. … More 5 important things to remember about eating clean

The inevitable responses to the new WHO study

The World Health Organization published a study in October 2015 that connects eating processed meat (and to a lesser extent red meat) to cancer. These items are now classified as carcinogens. Below is an excerpt from the FAQ of the study:   Red meat was classified as Group 2A, probably carcinogenic to humans. What does … More The inevitable responses to the new WHO study

Homemade fairies!

At our house, in our school area, we have an entire section dedicated to random craft materials. I have totally lost track of all the different stuff contained therein. It is helpful because when I sit down for the hundreth time to nurse the babies, and the girlies are inside, I know they can entertain … More Homemade fairies!