Creating Happy Meals (the kind that don’t come with a plastic toy)

Being a mom had caught up with me. My kids and a demanding job were consuming every ounce of energy I had.  And while weaning my daughter, I had developed what I thought was a sensitivity to gluten (but I didn’t actually have time to figure out.)   I knew I was consuming more refined sugar […]


On My Bookshelf

I admit I don’t read a lot of parenting books. (Ironic for someone who is authoring a blog based on parenting experiences, I realize.) They often make me feel some combination of stressed/overwhelmed/bored/guilty. Maybe it stems back to my maternity leave with baby #1 where the stack of books on babies and parenthood remained largely […]