Count Down

We are in the count down: T-minus 10 days (said in my best space shuttle launching voice) to our little guy's due date. We have intentionally worked ahead to leave open time in these next few days to rest, to be, to live everyday life as we have known it for just a little bit…

A Much Needed Break

Not being able to go to: playgrounds or parks, the library's children's programs or children's play area, the indoor play centers at fast food places, children's museums, zoos/aquariums/outdoor wildlife parks, indoor children's gyms or play facilities let alone take advantage of date night options or babysitters-it has left parents burnt out. All of these places…

Z turns 3!

Z loves firetrucks and firefighters. It’s been an interest of his since before last Christmas. As we started to brainstorm his birthday theme and I pitched other ideas he always came back to firetrucks and firefighters. He loves the color red, the bright lights and sounds of the firetruck, and playing with the hose in…

Social Media Barrage

I really have to cut back on social media. I have become unhealthy glued to it to find out current new through this season. But the information I have found has been so confusing, convoluted, contradictory and sometimes inflammatory. It feels like there is no neutrality, no strict "facts", everyone has an agenda and it…