We have arrived, and it is going to be a great week. We love coming here (it's a family place) and the vibe is just what we all need right now...a nice healthy dose of toes-in-the-sand fun. In fact, barely five minutes after we got out of the car, Big Brother was in his suit… Continue reading Bouchers do the beach!
This happens to me sometimes. Much less frequently these days, but still...I have found myself having difficulty falling asleep the past few days, especially tonight. Perhaps it's time to get my thyroid levels looked at. Perhaps I'm just a chronic over-thinker. In any case, I was lying in bed with my boys on either side… Continue reading Insomnia?
Can I just get up on my little soapbox for a minute? Thanks. Allow me to vent a bit about toxic chemicals and how we are surrounded by them. I was searching online for some cloth diapers for Little Brother recently, and noticed this little detail: "Protective Qualities: Flame-resistant, Leakproof, Wrinkle-resistant, Waterproof" The part that bothers… Continue reading Warning: mama rant
I've been taking a bit of a break. I know, I just got started, but I'm finding this to be such a busy season of family life that I needed to balance better. I was having trouble making time for blogging that wasn't taking away from either time with my children, time with my husband,… Continue reading Finding balance
I'm not a fan of the catchphrase "breast is best!" being shouted from the rooftops by people who think babies should only be fed breastmilk. It perpetuates the polarization of mothers: breastmilk vs formula, instead of just supporting one another in parenthood, which is a tough enough job to begin with. That being said, I… Continue reading Let them eat [milk]!
Summer, your days are numbered. We don't have anyone school-aged yet, so I can stretch it out a bit, but I know the days of crunchy leaves and sweaters will soon be upon us. I can't help but get a little excited - Autumn has always been my favorite season - though I do want… Continue reading Watermelon days