Tag Archives: Parenthood

The biggest lie we tell our children (without saying a word)

Things I learned in 2nd Grade

It has been awhile since I read the book “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” by Robert Fulghum.  It was in my pre-parenthood days.  It was so insightful, so refreshing, so inspiring when I read it. Then I had children, and now I have an entirely different perspective as I’m living […]

Holiday Traditions: Tasty Treats (+ cooking with kids)

Chocolate Pretzel Bites

Never start a diet in December. Sage advice, trust me.  Between the parties, get-togethers, cookie swaps, gifts, and office munching, treats abound this time of year. You can either accept it, enjoy a taste here and there, or just jump in with both feet and have a little bit of everything. Most Christmas treats I […]

It’s going to be a Pinteresting weekend. ‘Tis the Season to be Crafty!

Coffee Filter Wreath

‘Twas six weeks before Christmas, and all through our home, Not a single light was twinkling, except for the one my daughter left on.   No lights have been strung in the front yard with care, (And if they hadn’t started rotting our jack ‘o lanterns would probably still be there.)    So with a […]

Do I really need to be naked to feel good about myself?

Self image is a hot topic these days.  There is a huge influx of new bloggers devoted to the topic.  Facebook groups are popping up.  Parenting books and books for ladies and even faith-based books – all telling us how to feel good about ourselves.  The entire Dove® advertising strategy is built around it.  All […]

‘Sexy And I Know It’… Among other things.

Kids Clothes?

“Mama… is S-E-X with a Y (sexy) a bad word?” asked my seven year old daughter this week. My stomach sank.  Dread set in. Here goes… When it comes to questions like this, I don’t necessarily dodge them.  I just try to figure out how to answer them appropriate to her age.  I know that […]