Mom Guilt Be Gone!

Mom Guilt Be Gone!

The guilt started when I was pregnant with my eldest daughter. Since about my 5th of pregnancy I feel guilty anytime I do anything for MYSELF, anytime I am  not  deliberately working for our family unit (in the direct sense, not like giving myself a break is good for my mental health and thus good for our family init) and…

Any Day Oatmeal Banana Waffles

Any Day Oatmeal Banana Waffles

This morning, (like most Saturday mornings) I made waffles. But the thing is, I don’t only make them on Saturdays; Sometimes I make them on Tuesdays or Wednesdays, occasionally on a Thursday…the truth is these are super simple, guilt-free, ANY DAY WAFFLES.  Its basically like oatmeal in the shape of a waffle, and oatmeal is healthy and approved for weekday…

Breaking down to break through

Breaking down to break through

This is an absolutely crazy time. I am 40 weeks pregnant, awaiting the arrival of daughter number two while also chasing around an insane two-year-old with an independent streak that might run even deeper than her momma’s (if that’s possible.) In order to have a natural birth in a non hospital setting we have packed up life in the sunny…

Sharing is Caring?

Sharing is Caring?

I’ve been think about sharing a lot lately, more precisely, I’ve been processing a few varying perspectives on teaching children to share.   Here are the two articles that began my plummet down the rabbit hole.  Should You Teach Kids to Share? In Defense of Sharing: Response to “Why I Don’t Make My Son Share” As my daughter is charging…

Kitchen Capers

Kitchen Capers

Here is what happened in my kitchen last week. I’m too tired to write a novel about it all, but they say ‘a picture is worth 1,000 words’. So BOOM. 1,000 pictures must be worth like a million words?  In the coming days I’ll pick out the highlights and link to some recipes and individual posts. Until then…I’ll let you…

What’s Cooking Good Looking?

What’s Cooking Good Looking?

So what have you been up to this past week little miss cookin’ lady?.. This is how speak to myself in my head, you get first-row access to my whirlwind of thoughts. I had a decent week in the kitchen and definitely felt more on my game than the week prior, when I apparently thought I could run before I…