The big sleep question

The big sleep question

When will I sleep again? One of the most difficult adjustments to becoming a parent is the sleep – as in lack of.  One of the great things about being an adult is that you can sleep when you want.  Of course we have things to wake up for like jobs and exercise,...
I need to because I want to

I need to because I want to

I wrote this about two years ago, funny interactions with my then nearly three-year-old. …During an outing to the beach recently, my nearly three-year-old was assisting with the packing up and I noticed him collecting a bucket full of periwinkle shells.  He...
Working mom: dealing with the mommy guilt

Working mom: dealing with the mommy guilt

I am a working mom.  My love for my work and my gratitude for being able to get up every day and do what I love is only marred by the guilt that comes with my choice to not be with my children 100% of the time. I have chosen this.  I suppose I could argue that in some...
Whole food breakfast ideas: part one

Whole food breakfast ideas: part one

Part one of two: Breakfast does not need to come out of a box.  I read the back of a box (a reputable brand) the other day, it stated that ingredients include 22% sugar and tartrazine.  This was a box of cereal to be fed to children.  Let’s explore some...