Family Game Night

I'm a fan of games... not like dating games or the games people play to get what they want - I mean good-old-fashioned-who-needs-electricity-to-play games. Or the ones on my phone in some cases... The Wooer and I play Words with Friends... which my mom … [Read more...]

Last Minute Halloween Scramble – DIY Costume Idea

When you go through a divorce, holidays change... among other things.  We've grown accustomed to the split and shared Thanksgiving and Christmas, Spring break and summer vacations.  Halloween though, is a bit of a different tale.  For one thing, it's not … [Read more...]

Love living on “the farm” – Wordless Wednesday

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Parenting – Sense of humor required

I was ill prepared to be a mom. My own mother adopted my brother and I when we were already well past the baby stage - I was a toddler and my brother was a pre-k little boy. Late night feedings, dirty diapers, colic - these were all things my mother just … [Read more...]

Fighting Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is on the rise.  That's a fact jack.  Despite our best efforts, kids are often moving less, eating fattier foods, eating larger portions, are more stressed, and the contributing factors list grows on and on... As a parent, I do what I … [Read more...]