You might think I’m a crafty person since all I seem to do is “create” colorful things in the world of food. Let me assure you that I am FAR from being a crafty person. Fact: my nine-year-old daughter knows her way around the craft store while I walk around with that lost look in […]
Do you ever find yourself wanting to snack when you aren’t really hungry? This happens to me while I’m working since I tend to bring a big jar of nuts to the office for a healthy snack.
When my kids were babies, establishing a nighttime routine was surprisingly easy. But now that they are “big” kids, that’s another story.
Every year, around the time the temperatures stay chilly long enough to say “winter is here,” my kids begin to show signs of the season. These can be a tickle in their throat or a persistent cough, which are almost always short lived but are a nuisance nonetheless.
Do you look back at the end of each year and wonder, in astonishment, at all that you were able to do? I’m one of those people. Each year, I look back at all that I did and soak in the gratitude that comes with knowing that I was able to have the experiences. 2015 […]
Where would you go if you had the chance to take your first vacation with your spouse in ten years? Hawaii, of course! Last week I had the opportunity to go to Hawaii with my husband, Eric. This was a special trip for us since our last vacation together, without kids, took place more than […]
Over the last 3 years, this blog has become a way of documenting my moments, cooking journey and putting into words my thoughts about the kind of parent I want to become. It’s also a platform to reach other moms who struggle with parenting their children, working full-time or part-time from home or outside the […]
The last couple of weeks I’ve been struggling with pumping, nursing, adjusting to a new gluten free and dairy free diet, and getting out the door in a decent time frame with 3 kids. Good thing I finally have the diaper bag routine down to the minimal items I need to carry; otherwise, I’d be […]
Every morning, Sofia and Alex stumble out of their rooms and run to my bedroom to check on their baby brother Gabriel. Their level of excitement and desire to be involved really makes me happy and proud. They love to hold him, kiss him, and talk to him. Sofia even sings to him; that alone […]
Had my family guest-starred in the TLC show A Baby Story, you would have watched me beg negotiate with my OBGYN to schedule my 3rd c-section at my week 38 visit…and at the week 39… Just when it seemed like the baby “would never come” I was scheduled to deliver Gabriel in my 40th week […]