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Settling in: slowly but surely

We finally moved in to our new mountain house...on New Year's Eve. For those of you who haven't read my blog for very long, this whole house-buying / moving process has been a super long ordeal (almost 6 months), with lots of tears and anger and thankfulness all wrapped in to one.

Merry Christmas & Babycakes' Sweet Voice

I know. I know. I'm supposed to be taking a holiday break from bloggingAnd for the most part, I REALLY AM. I've focused on family and the upcoming changes ahead for us, spent time on vacation visiting my folks, perused the stores to pick out meaningful gifts for each person, found fun stocking stuffers, worked on year-end accounting for Dear Hubby's business, and started packing...again :)  ... Read more » about Merry Christmas & Babycakes' Sweet Voice

A Car Accident + A Holiday Break (from Blogging)

Remember my recent post about my sweet Babycakes, whom I love more than she'll ever know, who lights up my world, who was my inspiration to get healthy, who is my little love bug? Well, I got the call no parent ever wants to hear yesterday:  Babycakes was in a terrible rollover car crash, with my inlaws, and I needed to get the to the emergency room as soon as possible.  ... Read more » about A Car Accident + A Holiday Break (from Blogging)

Embrace the Mess + Other Parenting Words of Wisdom

I understand that life is busy. I really do. As you may remember, I recently quit my job as a full time accountant and made the switch to stay-at-home-mom. ... Read more » about Embrace the Mess + Other Parenting Words of Wisdom

Beware and BE Aware: From Dream Home to Nightmare

Thank you for all your kind comments on yesterday's comfort food post.  Any disappointment with the house is just because I felt it was all working out so nicely, was such a perfect fit for our family, and was meant to be.  However, the overwhelming feelings right now are shock and awe and extreme thankfulness that we are not buying it.  And now I am ready to discuss why.  There is more to life than raising ... Read more » about Beware and BE Aware: From Dream Home to Nightmare

Growing Healthy Kids + Stopping Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity is on the rise. More than 23 million children are obese or overweight.  We all know it.  We all see it. But what can be done about it? I believe it all starts at home. ... Read more » about Growing Healthy Kids + Stopping Childhood Obesity

Quick, Easy, and HEALTHY Toddler Meals

I don’t know about you, but I am always amazed at how much or how little Babycakes can eat, depending on the day. Some days I can’t refill her plate quickly enough. Other days it just sits there on her tray, untouched. As a new mom, I often fretted over this…wishing she’d take just a few more bites. And when wishing didn’t help, there may have been some begging involved! ... Read more » about Quick, Easy, and HEALTHY Toddler Meals

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