When Health & Nutrition Are Easy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #100MillionReasons #CollectiveBias The week we returned from our beach vacation in Florida, I took my 5 year-old to the doctor for a cough. The cough started while we were in Florida and seemed to get worse during our vacation. […]

Out of Reach.

The alarm on my phone went off at 4:05PM on Friday afternoon. I found my shoes and a jacket and quickly walked out the front door. I tried to keep my pace quick, but it didn’t feel quick enough – I didn’t want to be late. I saw my neighborhood friends and said a quick […]

Labor Day? No, I’m good, thanks.

Maybe it’s because I don’t have a real job, but every year on Labor Day all I can think about is labor. As in “going in to labor”? Like having a baby? You know? You do know. Ok. Moving on. I’m weird. I know this has been established. But the thing I keep thinking about […]

Faith, Hope, and Love (and Prayer).

My “baby” is about to have her second birthday, and I am completely unprepared. Unprepared for the party, unprepared for her to turn two, unprepared for life to go so fast. I can remember the moment she was born as, well, as much as I can remember anything (because – let’s face it – everything […]

Finding Normal.

When I was a senior in high school we had these “Senior Books,” which were basically glorified scrapbooks that somebody conned us into buying. We put pictures and notes and pieces of memorabilia in them – to help us remember the year, I guess. One of the very last pages had a place for “goals” […]