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Found a great roofer and some life lessons too

Found a great roofer and some life lessons too

The School of Life continues with some unexpected lessons. With all my roof drama, I found a great contractor, but I didn’t realize he would teach me so much more than roof maintenance.

Random Roundup – August 29, 2017

Random Roundup – August 29, 2017

Horse love I signed one of my daughters up for an extra-curricular activity (drum roll please): horse riding lessons. My typically hot-tempered kiddo becomes very calm and peaceful on a horse; it’s honestly therapeutic.  This is a first because my parenting philosophy leans away from […]

Top 12 Things I have learned about diets in the past 30 years

Top 12 Things I have learned about diets in the past 30 years

I have waved the white flag on dieting.  Here is what I have learned the past 30 years of having a dysfunctional relationship with food and distorted body-image. Diets are designed to fail from the minute you start them. This is true because any sort […]

I am waving the white flag of fighting my weight and living the diet mentality

I am waving the white flag of fighting my weight and living the diet mentality

I am done, D.O.N.E. thinking about weight loss. I just can’t do it anymore. I’m waving the white flag on the diet mentality.

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (reasons #5-9)

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (reasons #5-9)

In continuation from my last post with reasons #1-4, here are more reasons why I don’t get the mom struggle. Reasons #5-9 Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle 5. I communicate with my partner, A LOT, about EVERYTHING and I pass things off to […]

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (Reasons #1-4)

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (Reasons #1-4)

“You make it look so easy” is something I have heard more than once. Motherhood is not easy, but I have figured out why I don’t feel the mom struggle. Here are reasons #1-4 why I don’t feel the mom struggle.

Okay, Facebook has some virtue.  6 Things I like about Facebook

Okay, Facebook has some virtue. 6 Things I like about Facebook

Breaking news: I don’t hate Facebook anymore. I actually have found value in it. After realizing Facebook is not where lifelong friendships are going to blossom, I have found 6 things I like about Facebook.

Random Roundup – July 24, 2017

Random Roundup – July 24, 2017

How did we get here? Let’s learn about the history of breastfeeding and why formula was created. I just finished reading Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy by Jennifer Grayson. I am a breastfeeding advocate and took the extra step […]

My kid potty trained herself – WHAT?!  This is what happened.

My kid potty trained herself – WHAT?! This is what happened.

My twins are 3 years old and I have not been looking forward to potty training. If anything, I am not encouraging the potty. I just don’t want to deal with it (I am a generally lazy parent).  When seeing my twins take tiny steps towards potty […]

Random Roundup – July 14, 2017

Random Roundup – July 14, 2017

Keeping it short and simple with 2 things I’m loving right now – music and nail polish: Lorde’s album Melodrama If I was a teenager, I could see all the songs becoming my personal anthem. She captures my angst-riddled self without being annoying.  I could see […]