An Attitude of Gratitude

One thing I believe in wholeheartedly is living your life with an attitude of gratitude.  Our society, thanks largely in part to social media, has created a culture of dissatisfaction sprinkled with some envy that leaves people wanting more and making choices that are not always wise and best for their current situation. We fail… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude

Michael Goes to Therapy

This past week was Michael's first therapy session.  I was so nervous for like two days before it I couldn't stand it.  I don't even know why!  I guess no one thinks it's quite "normal" to take a 5 year old to therapy and most parents never think they will need to take their young… Continue reading Michael Goes to Therapy

National School Breakfast Week

One of my all-time favorite quotes is from the ever inspiring Dale Hayes in the world of childhood hunger and nutrition.  "When students are listening to their hungry stomach they are not listening to their teachers."  This resonates.  Think about when you get hungry, so hungry that it's all you can think about.  Imagine an… Continue reading National School Breakfast Week

Are you prioritizing YOU?

Women are busy.  Throw a kid or two in the mix and you have the perfect recipe for a personal tornado.  But are we doing ourselves any justice?  Are we mindful that we come first? When I became a twin mom to two premature babies my self-prioritization went out the window.  I firmly believed that… Continue reading Are you prioritizing YOU?

Meal Planning, You Can Do It!

Something I've been thinking about lately, especially as I was peeling potatoes Monday night after a crazy hectic day, is how meal planning has literally changed my family's life and I know it could for so many others. Before we started meal planning we ate like crap.  Seriously.  We'd cook a few nights a week,… Continue reading Meal Planning, You Can Do It!