The beginning of the school year brings with it a new season of moodiness, and grumpiness, and all around unpleasantness in our once joyful, exuberant kids. The witching hour of babyhood returns with a vengeance once children reach elementary school. What can we we do to ease into evenings and make our afternoons just a […]
Author Archive | Heather
It’s back to school shopping time! I picked up a new spiral and some highlighters, pens, and post-its, but these goodies weren’t for my son. Nope, this semester, Momma went back to school.
Listening to a podcast offers many of the same benefits as listening to an audiobook. When I asked my seven year old what he loved about listening podcasts, he said that they are fun, that you learn stuff, and they are funny. What I love is that podcasts are engaging, hands free, and screen free. […]
Two recipes for sweet and spicy margaritas using watermelon and jalapeños along with mangos and chilis.
Your child’s teacher may be sending home notes with dates and details. Tips for preparing, tips on eating a healthy breakfast and getting a good night’s rest. Tips for encouragement. Details about passing requirements and what time to arrive. But, this is what your child’s teacher may really want you to know: It’s just a […]
My anxieties are not typically this debilitating. I think many, many people feel this way at least occasionally. And, even if you haven’t had the glory of hiding in a bathroom stall, you’ve probably had a moment of insecurity when you just didn’t know how to approach a situation. If not. You’re amazing, and I’ve […]
We are bursting with new development and family friendly neighborhoods. Anything you need, we probably have it. We have our choice of Targets (super or regular), our choice of Krogers (super or regular), and our choice of Starbucks (all super, of course). But, we also have amazing local spots. Here are a few of my […]