172. Don’t touch the brain


Being a parent is a funny thing.  I find myself saying things that, well, I never anticipated I would have the need to say.  Example: my husband and I took the kiddos to the science center, which was hosting the annual “Boonanza”.  It was a self proclaimed “Halloween celebration full of science and tricks and […]

157. August was busy and September is for Zombies


August was busy.  Births, birthday parties, school and many of crazy, crazy nights at the mothership.  For the record, I’ve never seen so many post date (40+ weeks) pregnancies as I have over the last few weeks. I can’t say that I’m sad August has come and gone.  Here’s to hoping for a calmer September. Thus […]

151. Party planning and resisting the urge to hit my head against the wall


What a week.  I need a post vacation vacation.  Is it terrible that I’m totally stoked for my oldest to start kindergarten so that I only have to juggle one kiddo during the day?  Balancing work, school, my health and fitness, maintaining the home and being a loving wife/mother is exhausting.  I’ve been home from […]

127. Tomato Zucchini Risotto


It’s been a long day.  I was up entirely too early for me for my son’s wellness appointment.  I wish I would have ran this morning when I had the opportunity, but I just couldn’t seem to get going until it was time to rouse my little man to head to the doctors.   Mental […]