From SNL shout-outs to articles in high brow publications like The Atlantic, adult coloring books are everywhere! So, when I saw the giant display of them at Michael's I decided to give one a try. However, there is much...
Our children's dental health is so important!  And getting our children to create good dental health habits early is key. Because February is National Children's Dental Health Month, I thought that I would give you some fun facts about dental...
In January of this year, we decided to surprise my three-year-old with his very own fish. He absolutely loves aquariums and he even has a battery operated fish tank that lights up and helps him go to sleep at...
With summer and bikini season in full swing, I decided to give waxing a try. You know, down south. I've waxed my eyebrows and face before. But this time I went with the Brazilian and stomach. After much research...
My four-year-old is quite precocious and inquisitive, and his verbal reasoning ability routinely amazes me. He often has very thoughtful questions and you can just see the wheels turning in his head when he reasons out answers to things....
My son is finishing up his first year in a MultiAge School Program and I couldn't be happier. One thing I have noticed is just how many people have never heard of the MultiAge School Program option. Is it you? Are...
It's wintertime, and that means cold and flu season is upon us. Ordinarily, when I get sick I'll take a natural cough syrup and drink lots of herbal tea. If it's a really nasty bug that won't go away after...
Somehow I have been the strongest link. I have escaped the flu and stomach bug that has wiped out people nationwide and my entire household. I have a toddler in preschool, a husband with an office job, a curious...
As the Fall TV lineup starts up again, I am reminded of exactly how much time I don’t have to watch TV. Literally, if a show is an hour long, it better be pretty darn awesome for it to...
September was PCOS Awareness Month. What is PCOS? Medically it stands for PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome. That is a hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges. Is it painful...? For me yes, it can be. Meanwhile for some women...
Did you know that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? I've written this post to shine a spotlight on this important topic of women's health. But it’s also important to keep your overall and reproductive health a priority year-round....
How To Talk About Periods I am not an expert by any stretch, but this is how I talked to my boys about periods. "Mom! Do you have blood coming out of your BUTT"?! My kids barge in on me when I'm...
Flying with kids is no joke. We do at least 2 10+ hour flights a year with our 3 and 4-year-old. I remember the first long-haul flight we did spending hours on google looking for tips on how to survive...
I'm raising my children without religion.   To me, this is a completely benign statement, as if I had said today was Tuesday. But to some, this can be an extremely polarizing statement that creates gasps or maybe even prayers. I...

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