Why are we pushing “real food” and weening on our children SO early? Even though it seems like more and more families are embracing the God-given-good of breast milk, I still see and hear of one trying to get out of that stage as soon as they can. Pressure of friends and family? Yes, I know quite […]
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Being a mom of four and trying to work from home is quite often a bit overwhelming. Let’s face it just being a mom is hard work. We rarely get a quiet moment – even when in the restroom, right? Generally I try to work early morning, nap times and after bed, but occasionally I have […]
VANILLA BEANS on sale at Olive Nation till 8-27-14 use code VANB15 for 15% off I have been making my own vanilla extract for more than a year now. I’m on my third round of batches! It is so simple, way cheaper and the huge bonus?!? It means you can use it profusely in your baking! […]
A few years ago when the kids and I went gleaning at a local farm my daughter decided she liked kale. Score for the farmhand who talked all the kids into giving everything a try! The problem is, she thinks she likes it more than she actually eats it. But I can’t say no when […]
I was so happy to have revisited and revised this recipe!I used to just do a sweet potato hash, minus the kale for him for breakfast. We did baby led solids with our third and didn’t end up doing a lot of purees since he had a good amount of teeth when he was interested […]
I am not even kidding! This has been the favorite thing I received for baby number four. And in the top 3 of my favorite items I have reviewed for the blog. A couple years ago friend of mine had a similar blanket for her son. It didn’t look like much and I never thought […]
There are some books I purposely leave in the bathroom, Dr. Carey’s Baby Care: First Year Baby Care Guide is one of those. Why? Cause that is where hubby’s do their reading – at least mine does! This book was a little smaller than I thought, but seriously does a long or fat book add worth? No, […]