…and the feeling is nothing short of sublime.
Time to Stop and Rejigger The Masts. If you have kids who are using smart phones, save them while you still can.
Here are some important reads.
Instagram, Snapchat and others have a business model based on addiction. This is not how we want to be raising our children.
““Rates of teen depression and suicide have skyrocketed since 2011,” Twenge writes, coining the cringeworthy term “iGen” to describe today’s young teenagers. “It’s not an exaggeration to describe iGen as being on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades. Much of this deterioration can be traced […]
Use a squeegee and spray bottle
Don’t waste your time vacuuming; there isn’t a vacuum on the market that gets all pet hair. I know because I’ve tried them all. To pick up ALL dog hair, use a squeegee and a little water in a spray bottle. Mist the furniture or rugs with the spray bottle and use the squeegee to loosen the hair. You’ll gather every single pet hair, leaving furniture and rugs perfectly clean.
For rugs use a squeegee with telescoping handle.
This is my secret weapon. Works like magic!
And trying to feed this fussy eater–even when she has all her marbles and can chew–is always an adventure.
So what’s a mother to do when her child doesn’t like eggs, or Jello, or pudding, or pretty much any of the “typical” soft foods I could think of….
Mashed potatoes, baby food, orzo pasta with butter or cheese sauce, Naked smoothie drinks, yogurt, soup. That’s about all I could get down her. Until I found these 2 […]
My long-time readers are probably almost as familiar with the road I daily walk on as I am. These two decades started with Kiera 1 and Lilly, and continued with Kiera 2. She has been gone 4 years now, but I have kept walking, I guess as much out of habit as anything.
Lately, I’ve used the walk as a kind of meditation to help clear my mind of work pressures. One of the easiest ways to push away work thoughts is to just listen. Listen to the wind. Listen to the insects. And really listen to the birds.
As I was listening, I tried to figure out how many bird songs I could identify. And […]