“Still, it is probably safe to say that most parents do not dream about their children having special needs. Of all the hopes and ambitions we have for our little ones, needing therapy or extra help is probably not in the mix.
So, what should you do if you, [...]
All you ladies who don’t love the sights of yourselves in your birthday suits?
I hear you.
You chickies who feel fairly confident most of the time, but cringe under harsh overhead lights?
Been there, too.
And those of you who feel good about yourselves, but just crave [...]
Good gravy, was October ever rough.
I’ve been telling you all that saga– and there’s more to tell!– but, suffice it to say, while battling debilitating pain, my self-care went right down the tubes. Lack of sleep and lack of nourishment took priority over lack of lipstick, so I just sort [...]
Slicing apples is not hard. It’s not even all that time-consuming. It is, however, a repetitive task that I found myself doing over and over again from day-to-day… and I had the cutting board and knife to wash to prove it! This method cuts out the never-ending dishes and saves a few [...]
Honestly, if there’s one thing I’d really like to encourage the parents of littles to try to do more often, it might be this:
Try to leave earlier.
I realize that, for some families, getting out the door any sooner simply isn’t possible, and I’m [...]
There are all kinds of wonderful anniversaries we get to celebrate through the year and we all seem to be pretty good about how to do that. Sadly, anniversaries of sad, hard times are also very real. Here are some ideas for ways to help people going through those tough days or [...]
The richness of a perfect Hollandaise sauce can elevate a dish from tasty to amazing. The method given here makes it simple and virtually fool-proof.
My husband loves Eggs Benedict. If the option shows up on a breakfast menu? That’s almost always what he’ll pick. He also loves [...]
Parenting a gifted child can be a total joy. There are so many wonderful things you can talk about with him or her. Still, there are some things that people– parents, teachers, friends, etc.– should try to avoid saying to gifted kids.
“Oh, c’mon… really? You’re [...]
With a little preparation and planning, we can make a big difference in helping our children succeed as focused, productive students.
I wouldn’t say that we get all “loosey goosey” around here in the summertime. We maintain pretty stable bedtimes and eat three regular meals [...]
Perhaps everyone else in the world is using k-cups these days and coffee filters have become obsolete. But, around here, let’s just say I drink WAY too much coffee to make a Keurig a smart option. That’s just the pure truth, friends.
So, every evening, I fill and set our full-size [...]