How to talk to your child about death

I may be making a big assumption here, but I would say that most people’s first memory involves something pleasant—being held by someone who loves them, riding a fun ride at an amusement park, meeting a new sibling, getting a puppy, receiving toys for Christmas, riding a bike, etc. My first memory involves nothing of… Continue reading How to talk to your child about death

Snow day 2019

Well, snow came and gone this weekend. Like a woman in labor, it began its descent in the early hours of Saturday morning, when we were all asleep, and we woke up to almost a feet of snow. So, what's a mom to do but take her kids outside for fun in the snow? Unfortunately,… Continue reading Snow day 2019

Madison High School

Last weekend, I stepped out into the cold and took some photos of my alma mater before they tear it down in March for a major renovation project. This is a big project that ironically the company that I currently work for is working on, and it's going to change many lives. So I wanted… Continue reading Madison High School

Weekend in review: January 19-20

Last weekend was full of rain, indoor play, gluten, and more gluten! In case you're wondering--yes, there was a lot of baking! Prepping croissant rolls. It was my second time making them EVER. Waiting... And they turned out great!! Pretty proud of myself James's room Morning coffee The living room, before the kids came out… Continue reading Weekend in review: January 19-20

Weekend in review: January 12-13

Last weekend, as told through photos. My little kitchen helper My first time making cream biscuits -- it was a success! Did I mention it had cheese inside? Cheesy biscuits - yes please!! Thumbs up! James James close up Lily loves to draw Showing me her drawing My kitchen This is the face of a… Continue reading Weekend in review: January 12-13

When it comes to exercise, it’s all in your head

Recently, on a Sunday afternoon, my husband and I experienced a strange occurrence--we were both off work for the day and our kids were in the care of someone else (my mom). I can’t remember the last time it happened--where we were both by ourselves with no children - because it happens so rarely. So,… Continue reading When it comes to exercise, it’s all in your head