Meal planning is a big deal to me, it keeps me sane! We are busy and dinner is the one time of day that all four of us can sit down together and reconnect. Between work schedule, kids sports, and life in general it would be easy to get take out several nights a week… […]Read More My Basic Monthly Meal Plan
Ahh yes, back to school time… G started last week and he loves it! It’s only two days a week, but he is already learning so much and it’s nice for L and I have to have some one on one time. Starting back to school also means getting back on a regular schedule and […]Read More Back to School and Getting on Schedule
We all want to be fit and healthy, I mean no one ever says “I can’t wait to eat garbage and feel fat!” I have written a few post about working out and how I fit it into our routine. The best advice I can give is to join a gym that ACTUALLY fits your […]Read More Busy Mom’s Guide to Joining a Gym
I often feel discouraged as I am trying to wrangle my kids, like maybe I have lost my touch or something. I used to be able to make 1000 pound animals obey with just a stern look or or light pressure to a shoulder. What happened? Why was working with the big beasts so much […]Read More Everything I know I learned from a Horse
I am so thrilled to have had such a great response to Just Be With Me, so I thought I should update you on how it’s going. So far things are going okay. I wish I could say that everyone is peachy, there have been no tantrums (by children or adults) and that I am […]Read More Just Being- Update #1
“Mama what you doing?” was not the sound I wanted to hear at 6:15 this morning when I was trying to get a jump on my batch cooking for this month. “Making muffins buddy, and why are you…” G interrupted before I could finish “Can I help?” In this moment I wanted to say NOOOOOOO!!! […]Read More Just Be With Me
I was chatting it up with some other moms at the park today when the question of losing your baby weight came up. Most of us had lost ours and talked about how hard it was to give up your favorite junk foods or find time to workout. Then one of the moms chimed in […]Read More Yes you can!