Parenting Boys: Don't Be Such a Crybaby

 Don't be such a crybaby. It's something I'd never say out loud but...I'm tempted.I remember the moment I found out I was having a boy."It's a boy!" she cackled. "Oh, yeah, it's a boy. DEFINITELY a boy! Know what I mean?"Yes. You see a penis on the screen....more

In Defense of Mom Jeans: 10 Reasons to Rock the Look

2. They're flattering. Who decided jeans that begin at your vagina were a good idea? 3. Because you ARE a mom. It's okay to look like one. Just skip the holiday sweater. I'm not just saying that because I'm Jewish....more
@sugardishme  @Mamaliciousindc I'm honestly excited for your reaction!  I hope they can live up ...more

Clean Eating Dark Chocolate Walnut Spelt Cookies
Yum! They look really good! I would love to have one with my coffee right now :)more

Clean Eating Roasted Veggie Whole Wheat Couscous Salad

  This is a new staple in our clean eating household. The roasted veggies make all of the difference. I used 5 peppers from the farmer's market that varied in size. If you're using store bought peppers, three would be perfect.   Ingredients: ...more
Yum! I may have to try this on Sunday!more

Spring Awakening

I keep trying to work through my present state — to mold it into something new and improved.  There are things about this loss for which I’m actually grateful.  It affirmed for me all of the reasons why I married my husband.  And it reminded me that life is too short to worry about the little things, or to put something unimportant before myself, my family and my friends. I try not to get lost in sadness or bitter sentiments.  I think I do well most days.   More at ......more

My First Report Card

Well, my kid’s first report card, that is. I slept terribly the night before. I was a complete wreck! And he is only four years old. How will I make it to age 18?  The burning question for me is: what am I supposed to do with a progress report for a four year old?  ...more