Happy Eighth Birthday, Boy Child.

I love you. You make us smile, laugh, yell, cheer, and dream for you. Your tender sweetness takes my breath away sometimes ....more

Growing Up Girl Child: Mood Swings

Mood Swings. The Bain Of Our Existence. Ah, mood swings ....more

GMO Labeling: Vote Yes On Oregon’s Measure 92

Yes on 92: the GMO labeling initiative in Oregon. Here are some facts: 1) GMO is *not* the same as hybridization. If someone says, “we’ve been genetically engineering food for centuries.” They’re only partially correct....more

What Is Real Food?

The Real Food Question I’ve...more

Growing Up Girl Child: My First Instagram Account

picture: Instagram http://instagram.com/press/ I finally gave in. Yep. Girl Child is now the proud owner of her very first instagram account ....more

Service Is To Serve

Service It’s been an interesting transition for me going from “mommy blogger” (which everyone seems to have a distaste for lately) to a behind the scenes content...more

Imperfectly Perfect Family Photo

Perfect family. Pffft. Back in December, I had...more

#PrayForReynolds: Yet ANOTHER School Shooting

I wrote a post shortly after the Newton tragedy. And then, when there was a shooting earlier in the year in Colorado, I...more

I haven’t disappeared altogether

Stay tuned. Too much going to to write about. Changing world ....more

When Becoming A Parent Is Painful

Remembering Postpartum Depression We were digging through a drawer looking for something in our bedroom this weekend, and underneath the junk in the junk drawer, a piece of paper with my handwriting on it caught my eye. I didn’t recognize the paper at first, so I couldn’t remember how it got there or what was written on it. I pulled it out of the drawer and then sunk down to the bed when I saw the date: 8/1/03 ....more