I’ve realized that for as long as I have been a parent, there are plenty of questions that I just don’t have the answers to, that no other parent seems to know either. Here are just a few of the questions that have been rattling around in my head for which there is no good… Read More Pondering Important Parenting Questions.
I haven’t watched the nightly news in about 7 years. Seriously. Honey and I don’t watch the news around the kids because often there is information that is above their understanding or distrubing, or both. We share local and world news that is relevant to them in our own way at their level. Besides, quite… Read More If Moms Ran the News.
I’d love to say that I have a great blog post for you today, but really I don’t. It’s summer, the living is easy, we’re having fun crossing things off the summer bucket list, and the current schedule just doesn’t allot for thought provoking, well-written pieces for me. Sad but true. So the interest of… Read More A Summer in Photos
A few weeks ago a met a woman at a party and we bonded over being celiac. Actually, her husband spotted our gluten free beer and asked if he could have one for his wife (good man). I happily shared my beer with her and said that I probably shouldn’t have another because I had… Read More What’s your Failure Story?
Hi everybody, Kitten here. My mom is away today at the 2Moms on a Mission presents Glennon Melton event (that I’m sure someone else’s mom is going to recap here soon) so she let me take over her blog post. I’m sure you’re thinking, what 4 year old can write? But if Honest Toddler can… Read More My Mom Loves Piles: a photo essay
As I write this I am three weeks into a prescribed 4 week hiatus on exercise. In my post two weeks ago I shared that I ran the Mystic 1/2 Marathon injured which only injured me more. The orthopedic told me I needed 4 weeks off to allow my LCL tear to heal. This prescription… Read More Why do you exercise? (A Red Dress Run post)
I’ve been a school psychologist for 14 years. Yesterday I packed my office for the last time. Or at least the last time in the near future. Earlier in the year I announced that I would be resigning to stay home with my family. Once Kitten is in school full-time I will consider going back… Read More 14 Life Lessons from the School Psych Trenches
Once again I’m taking the easy (but fun) way out of blogging today. This post is an idea I stole from here . Making: These cookies. They are the best gluten free chocolate chip cookies around. Cooking: As it gets hotter I try to cook as little as possible in the kitchen. I’m looking forward… Read More Lately…
I really do wish someone had clued me into the fact that as a parent there are tons of things you end up feeling guilt over. I had no idea. Granted, a lot of that guilt comes as a reaction to the judgement (perceived or otherwise) of those around us but nonetheless, the guilt is out… Read More Five things I’ve stopped feeling guilt over. #unfiltered
As I was writing this story I learned that May is actually Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Perfect timing! You can find out more about Celiac here. At this point if you’ve been a regular reader of my posts you know that I have a long list of food allergies. I have been gluten free for… Read More Three things I wish people would stop saying to me.