Tag: advice

Potty Training

Potty Training: Ready Or Not?

When my first-born daughter was two, I decided it was time to potty train. She was showing signs of readiness that I’d talked to our...
pantrymvp

Five Pantry MVPs

A well-stocked pantry is something that brings me peace of mind and takes away a little of the stress at the end of a...
sun safety

Sun Safety, Part 2: A Geeky Guide To Sun Protective Clothing

In my last post for this collective, we tackled a mini science lesson on decoding the not-so-straightforward sunscreen label in light of Skin Cancer...
Healthy Food

The Healthiest Places to Eat in Colorado Springs!

Cooking and eating at home is the best option for your health (and your budget), but let’s be honest, sometimes you just need a...
mirror

Do you recognize yourself in the mirror?

Who were you before you became a mother?  Have you lost sight of her? Is there anyone else out there who has changed so much...
military family

Five Things Military Life Has Taught My Kids

I have been married to my husband for 22 years.  During our marriage, we have moved ten times and lived in six different states. ...
sunscreen

Don’t Feel the Burn: Decoding the Not-So-Straightforward Sunscreen Label

If you’ve not yet experienced it yourself, it’s likely you’ve watched this poolside scene go down. The sunscreen application meltdown. The typical perpetrator includes a...

How Not to Be Disappointed this Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is coming up (it's Sunday May 9th, if you need to make a note still) and I am always very aware of...
The no thank you bite

The No-Thank-You Bite

The age-old struggle of (most) every parent. You would think that getting a child to consume the materials required to sustain their life would...

Why You Need Family Photos

Oh hey mama, you need family photos! I'm not just staying that because I am a photographer (because I don't take family photos anyway!)...