When I was pregnant with my first child, I was pretty naive. I really wanted to have a drug-free natural delivery, but it didn't turn out that way for me.
As Star Wars fans, my husband and I have started showing some of the age-appropriate Star Wars films to our two boys. They have so enjoyed them, I daresay we have created mini Star Wars fans. Now, when they play with their Star Wars Lego, they actually know which scene it's from and love to… Continue reading Why I Let My Kids Watch Star Wars
"It takes a village to raise a child" is an African proverb that I have grown up hearing now and then, but only when I became a mother did it take on real meaning for me.
I. Love. Christmas. Family, good food, vacation time, Christmas traditions, good food, Christmas music, good food - it's the makings of the most wonderful time of year! Although sometimes it feels like Christmas is a blur, probably because I don't plan out Christmas as well as I should. There's always that activity or service idea… Continue reading How to Plan the Best Christmas Ever
To all you Pinterest life-hackers out there, I am sure you have come across this hack for beating colds and ear infections: administering a few drops of a 3% solution of Hydrogen Peroxide in your ears. The result is most satisfying and dramatic - a bubbling chemical reaction that creates a froth in your ear… Continue reading Using Hydrogen Peroxide in your Ears : Good or Bad Idea?
As a teen, some of my friends at school would often tell me that they hadn't eaten breakfast that morning. Me on the other hand was totally like, "Man, breakfast was the reason I got out of bed this morning!" And I've been that way even as a young adult, BK - Before Kids. Now,… Continue reading How Having Eggs For Breakfast Changed Our Lives
We are blessed to have a close-knit family on my husband's side that spends a lot of time together. It's really a wonderful thing. We have fortunately also been able to go on a few holidays together. Most recently, our family holiday has been camping, because camping is obviously the most economical choice to accommodate… Continue reading 7 Tips For Camping With Kids