The Day Our House Mouse Turned Into Two Guinea Pigs

  We live in the country- kinda. We live outside city limits so . . . Anyway, living in a rural area has brought new challenges I’d never dealt with in the past. Wind for example. I don’t mean the regular “oh that’s a nice breeze, let’s open the windows” wind. I mean the kind of wind that knocks your power out and your trees down. Critters would be another unsuspected challenge. We’ve got raccoons, … Read more…

The Day I Put My Children First

The Day I Put My Children First

As a mom, I like to think I put my children first all the time. I don’t mean running myself ragged and never taking care of other needs, but that I spend time with them, nurture them, pay attention to them . . . Sure, I do those things, but not all the time. Especially not lately. For some reason or another, I’ve been “busy” the past few weeks. We were sick for a couple … Read more…

10 Simple Ways To Connect with Your Kids Right Now

Connect With Your Kids

Making meaningful connections with our children is something every parent wants to do. But I think we over complicate it at times. We plan these grand outings or themed events. For some reason we get it in our heads that simple interaction is not enough. Well guess what mama, that just isn’t true! Our children don’t expect the grand and glorious. They are happy with the small and simple. Just taking the time to stop … Read more…