There are a lot of things around our homes that can pose a danger to our precious babes. We cover our electrical outlets and install cabinet locks. We switch from harsh cleaners to less abrasive, natural cleaning products. Our...
We have a pretty archetypal household; married with two children (albeit they are twins), a comfortable ranch home in a nice neighborhood with two cars in the garage and a big backyard. It’s a seemingly bucolic sight. Until you ring...
We grew up in the Midwest. Snow days were often and consistent. They were also bitter cold, so even playing in the snow was a short-lived activity. It seemed when we had one snow day, we were bound to...
I've lost count of how many times I have carefully planned a week's worth of meals for my family, but when the day comes to make the pre-scheduled dinner, my motivation dwindles. Usually, it's because I've planned something like...

“Decorating” is My Hobby

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Decorating is a hobby I enjoy; however, it’s changed quite a bit since we added all these little people to our home. With all of the things that can and will happen when you’re raising little ones, I’ve come...
  This goes out to all the moms out there who live in a small home... and maybe wish it was larger: Hi. Do you need a hug? That might be weird. So here's a cyber high-five.  Friend, I know how...
Y’all, a move from the Midwest to Colorado Springs took some adjustment. There were so many things I didn’t know I needed. From the kitchen to the river, here’s a list of this momma’s top ten Colorado-living must-haves. The right...
Okay. For starters, I’m being a bit dramatic when I say survive. This lifestyle is a bit edgy- but we chose it, we love it, and it’s changed the way we think about so many things. It’s not actually...
I have learned to plant things that grow well in our climate. Colorado’s weather is dry and mostly sunny. Plants that need a lot of humidity don’t grow well here. I have found great success with lettuce, zucchini, tomatoes, and green beans. But melons, peppers, and cauliflower have not done well. So I don’t plant them. I grow more of the vegetables that grow well.
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Fall Baking with the Littles

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I’m already starting to think about the seasons changing. I love fall so much but I hate to say goodbye to warm weather, flip-flops and lots of outdoor playtime. One of the things that I happily welcome though is...

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The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy

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When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy will...