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I go through the McDonald's drive-thru at least twice a week to order a Chicken McNugget Happy Meal for my son. The smell of fast food French fries bursting from the box is beyond…enticing. My son orders macaroni and cheese off the kids’ menu at the majority of restaurants where we dine. Why is it that when delivered to the table, the creamy bowl of cheesy noodles is screaming at me, "Eat me, eat me!"? The cheese is always melted so perfectly throughout, and the shape of the noodles is so appealing that my mouth… >> Read More
Well, that was unusual.
If you live anywhere on the East coast (or watch the news), you know that much of the area experienced a record-breaking blizzard last weekend. Here in the Baltimore area,…we received nearly 30 inches of snow in 24 hours. Crazy, right? (Well—at least for Baltimore.) Of course, after the wonderment comes the inconvenience. While it was fun watching the snow fall and the winds blow from inside our comfy home, the next day was much less fun, notwithstanding the rather enjoyable sunny and mild… >> Read More
It’s (finally) cold outside, so we’ve put together an entire list of activities to keep you and your family busy during the wintery months ahead. So cuddle up in your coziest PJs, grab your…favorite hot beverage, and start reading. >> Read More
One of my favorite parenting quotes comes from Brene Brown, my social work/writing/Mama hero: “We can’t give our children what we don’t have.”
I find her words to be liberating, inspiring,…and, at times, totally obnoxious—not unlike so many of life’s great truths. Liberating because they remind me that it is just not possible for me to teach my children everything, and it’s OK and even necessary for me to reach out to others for help. Inspiring because they motivate me to make the changes in… >> Read More
The minute I saw the ad on the bulletin board at the shopping center, I was intrigued. Someone was having a huge moving sale that very day. After finding the nearby apartment, I carefully looked over…everything that was for sale. For once, I actually had some spare cash in my purse and was eager for bargains. There were several practical items we could really use, such as a small ceiling fan, a book stand for my husband, a desk lamp, an immersion blender, and handy kitchen odds and ends. Then,… >> Read More