For decades Christmas was a time when I would decorate almost every square inch of my house. In the kitchen there would be holiday towels, bowls filled with red and green baubles, and pine branches tucked into every nook and cranny. In the bathrooms you would find holiday scented candles with more decorative towels andContinue reading “Christmas and Minimalism”
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Entertainment to Spark Your Child’s Imagination, and Hopefully Get Them Out of Your Hair
As a stay at home mom life under quarantine isn’t all that different for me than a normal day would be, but I was a working mom for over eighteen years and know full well the challenges of trying to get it all done. Some working moms probably thought the option of working from homeContinue reading “Entertainment to Spark Your Child’s Imagination, and Hopefully Get Them Out of Your Hair”
Coronavirus & the New Stay at Home Moms
by Tina Bietler I am a stay at home mom. Admittedly I used to be an elementary teacher and working mother for many years, but several autoimmune illnesses lead to an early retirement from a job I loved. When I first quit teaching I was at a loss. I had been a teacher for overContinue reading “Coronavirus & the New Stay at Home Moms”
Chicken Noodle Casserole
Sometimes you need to cook a large bulk meal that will last at least two days and maybe even give you enough left over to freeze for a third day in the future. This is a tasty dish that everyone in my family loves! You can you fresh veggies if you have the time, orContinue reading “Chicken Noodle Casserole”
The Practical & Natural Medicine Cabinet
Because I don’t want my children to develop a resistance to antibiotics I always buy antibiotic free meats and dairy. There have also been some changes to our medicine cabinet that honestly really work for my kids.
Activities for the Best Snow Day Ever
Snow days can be just as over whelming as they are wonderful. What starts off as, “Yay! We have the whole day off!” can quickly turn into, “Mom, I am so bored,” or, “Mom, he’s looking at me!”
How I Got Rid of My Migraines
For years I have had to avoid perfumes because they triggered debilitating migraines. I have gone to the ER several times because once the migraine began it refused to go away.
How to Fake Clean Hair
Face it, once you become a mom, your personal grooming takes a hit.
Breakfast Banana Split Sundaes
What child doesn’t want to have dessert for breakfast? With just a few simple ingredients and a little presentation they can!
Taking Care of Mom: So Mom Can Take Care of Everyone Else
What can we do to cope with our sleep loss? What can we do to keep up with the demands our busy lives? How do we take care of ourselves so we have the energy to take care of everyone else?