Encourage multiculturalism

Growing up in a military family I was always encouraged to try new foods and I’m continuing that tradition with my own children. While my kids are wildly adventurous about food there is a spark of light in their eyes when they try new things. Sushi happens to be a treat in our family andContinue reading “Encourage multiculturalism”

Learning about Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo! In California this is a huge celebration in our area. Here are a few links to help share this holiday with your family. Cinco de Mayo: Fiesta Fun!Check out these surprising facts about this celebration. BY ROSE DAVIDSON https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/cinco-de-mayo Hope you have a great day and learned something new!

Catcher Mom

I haven’t been a huge fan of baseball or softball my whole life like some of the other moms I know but recently I’ve become obsessed with it. You see, my kids are both catchers. They’ve gravitated towards it organically and as my son follows big sister’s footsteps I find myself infinitely proud of themContinue reading “Catcher Mom”

Reblog: Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting

The start of summer vacation to me is like a second New Year’s Day! It’s coming up soon and it’s time to get in a different mindset. Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting — Read on family.lifeideasinsider.com/law-of-attraction-for-kids-parent-and-child-goal-setting/

Truth

I’ve learned recently it’s not about what you say. It’s about what they hear. The other day at breakfast my husband told my daughter not to stuff her face at breakfast out at a local diner. What my daughter heard was you’re fat. Now. The circumstance was that we were about to pay the billContinue reading “Truth”

Failing

This week has been all about failing but also about lessons learned. I failed a 15:00/1:00 x 2 internal run and then I failed my first day of trying to eat in a calorie deficit. 600+ extra calories get eaten quickly!!! Closing my activity rings is insanely harder than I thought it’d be but IContinue reading “Failing”

Controversies arising

There are so many controversies arising around parenting and schools and motherhood these days. It’s hard to keep up. The whole in person versus distance learning is one that is fairly easy to talk about without pissing off too many people so I guess I could mention again how little my kids are in theContinue reading “Controversies arising”

Celebrate Tell A Story Day with me!

Today is Tell A Story Day. As a creative writing major I’ve told many stories over the years. Currently I’m working on the outline for a romance novel I hope to one day publish. Despite not being the biggest baseball fan on the planet, my book is set in the baseball world. If this bookContinue reading “Celebrate Tell A Story Day with me!”

How to Organize A Time-Saving Reusable Grocery Shopping List

Meal planning and grocery shopping are the bane of my existence most weeks. The number one problem I have is that there are some very picky eaters in my family. As much as I seem to be able to plan, I almost always am coming up short. In my quest in 2021 to get everythingContinue reading “How to Organize A Time-Saving Reusable Grocery Shopping List”