This Mess We’ve Made

As I exit the room where my child is fast asleep, I move through the narrow paths not purposely left between monster trucks, toy dinosaurs and building blocks. I step and hear a crunch, ah, a goldfish cracker on the floor. Oh look, three more over there. I think to myself, “I should clean this…

Once Upon A Time…

I’m grateful that every day, at some point, I’m reminded that “children aren’t a distraction from more important things, they are the important things”. Sometimes we get caught up in our everyday stresses and don’t really take in all of the magic that being a parent has to offer. This is one of the reasons…

The Perfect Saturday

My super power, undeniably, is planning. I love a good brainstorming session and what I love more than that is watching it unfold into a successful event before my eyes. It’s been an interesting journey the past several years learning to balance my desire to plan with the unexpected qualms of life we are met…

Epic… Mediocrity?

If you’re a mom, and I am, you’re always trying to find new ideas to keep the little ones occupied. After searching for a good 30 minutes I came across fossil cookies. AHA! Perfect. We decided to use our toy dinosaur to make cute little footprints. Seemed easy enough. 1. Make the cookie dough. 2.…