Having only known my husband as an adult, I cannot possibly say for certain what he was like as a child. Yet, when I look at my (newly) eight-year-old girlie I feel like I have a good idea. She is so focused, (mostly on video games). She speaks so passionately and earnestly (mostly about video games). … More Miss (newly) 8
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
Frankincense essential oil is one of the most precious ancient oils and very versatile in its uses and benefits. In our home, we use it often and would not be without it. It comes from the resin of Boswelia trees commonly in the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa. The primary uses for this oil … More Essential Oil Spotlight – Frankincense
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 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
This was an emotional day for me, far more than any of the girlies’ first birthdays. The struggle that was the pregnancy of these two little people and the stress that comes long with the first year of twins made yesterday such a celebratory day! They had no idea that it was their birthday, but … More Birthday Babies!
So, you know those crayola paint dabbers? They come apart pretty easily! I got some creme soda as a birthday treat, and he loved playing with the bottle so much that he fell asleep with it in his hand. Such a funny Picture! It is almost impossible to get a picture of this girlie! A) … More Moments of April and May…
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!