Lessons from Life in Quarantine

It’s been an exceptionally unusual  few months to say the very least. Within days, Americans went from commuting to inner city 9 to 5s and after-hours lavish happy hours to commuting to the living room and hoarding every roll of toilet paper within a 20 mile radius.  Overnight parents added “Homeschool Teacher” to their resumesContinue reading “Lessons from Life in Quarantine”

The Power of the Calm Down Chair

When my daughter was about 18 months, I began to notice the typical dreaded toddler behaviors come out. We went through a biting phase, a hitting phase, a “no” phase, you name we probably went through it. I thought I would know what to do when this happened but to my surprise, I had noContinue reading “The Power of the Calm Down Chair”

What The Heck Is Rapeseed and Why Is It In My Daughter’s Oat Milk?!

As you all know I am a fan of oat milk and give it to my 20 month old instead of dairy milk due to a sensitivity. Aside from a brief shortage, all was going pretty well. Shes growing fine and appears nourished to the eye. However, I learned some information about an ingredient thatContinue reading “What The Heck Is Rapeseed and Why Is It In My Daughter’s Oat Milk?!”

Frozen Foods for One Year Olds

In the year 2019, we know frozen foods are not the best. I know, it’s heartbreaking to hear that your square love affair that began with Ellios pizza may not be passed on to your child. There are some out there that can be nutritionally sound. I started looking into good for you frozen foodsContinue reading “Frozen Foods for One Year Olds”

Simple Ways to Encourage Mindful Kids

Mindfulness is all the rage. There’s a reason why it has gained popularity. Mindfulness lives up to its claims to create a calmer, peaceful and more happy life. I’m definitely not a perfect practicer, but I always wonder what life would have been like if I was taught mindfulness when I was younger. I hadContinue reading “Simple Ways to Encourage Mindful Kids”