healthy living · holistic medicine · home remedies · kids · parenting

Home remedies

Well friends, here it is. My favorite home remedies. I didn’t happen upon these by accident- I’ve actually been fortunate in the fact that my family and I are very rarely sick. The only downside is that when we do get sick, it’s almost always with the same thing that gets us (usually allergies for the… Continue reading Home remedies

healthy living · holistic medicine · home remedies · parenting

Taking a sick day

 Ugh. The joys of a fever. Yes, even in our clean-eating, crunchy-granola household people get sick. And by people, I usually mean me. So, when I woke up this morning with a fever of 102, I started my usual routine in dealing with feeling totally gross in a house where I seriously do not have… Continue reading Taking a sick day

breakfast · clean eating · eating at home · kids

Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie!

Oh yes we did. Since we have officially closed out one full month of homeschool, the girls and I felt it was absolutely appropriate to treat ourselves to chocolate for breakfast. And this was some serious deliciousness, which was much needed after a few weeks of microwaved pancakes and dried fruit granola bars. Not that… Continue reading Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie!

friends · fun · life · shout out

Shout out!

There is something seriously awesome about having good friends. Friending isn’t always easy when we’re busy and taking care of kids and jobs and whatever grownup stuff we have on our plates. So I want to give a shout-out to three of my girlfriends, who, by doing something little and thoughtful, actually did something big… Continue reading Shout out!

depression · failure · faith · marriage · mental health · Mom time · parenting · special needs parenting

Confessions of a Supermom

You guys blew me away with your commentary on my recent post. Not here, on this site, but in personal, one-on-one messages. What started as me leveraging a creative outlet to vent some major stress, turned into an incredible, communal experience of suffering and healing. And it was just within a few short days! Your words,… Continue reading Confessions of a Supermom

clean eating · cooking · eating at home

Eggplant parmigiana!

As a mother of 4, none of whom were kind enough to come at exactly 40 weeks, I am very familiar with eggplant parmigiana. And while I cannot attest to its success as a labor-inducer, I can absolutely call it a success in getting kids to eat their vegetables. Of course, I’ve found that my… Continue reading Eggplant parmigiana!