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I Forgot to Love My Husband: Here’s What Happened

I love my husband Gabe more than I thought it was possible to love anyone, but sometimes I forget. I get swept up in our day-to-day life, managing the comings and goings of our tribe and making sure they’re fed a vegetable every third day or so, and I forget. I forget that I’m doing all this next to a guy who, when I see him walking toward me in a crowd, still makes me look twice. I forget that when we were dating, teenage-girl butterflies swarmed my stomach when…

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Coming To Terms With My Son’s Genetic Condition

Parenting a child with a special need means learning how to separate fear from love; they are so intimately bound together in a parent’s heart. Every single day is born with hope for ease of pain or illness while dread tiptoes closely behind that hope, reminding one that health is a fragile state that can be knocked away in seconds. Like any other mother, I often found myself saying, “I just want a healthy baby,” during my first pregnancy. Everything about my pregnancy was average and expected. It never occurred…

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Travelling with a Toddler? Don’t Forget These!!

Every time we pack for a family travel I feel like I am getting ready for a significant move. Between my stuff, my husband’s, and three kids—forgetting something is becoming the norm. Sometimes I have to stop and think of a few super important things not to forget because other things we can always buy. My usual list includes a driver license, credit cards, and medication. However, when it comes to a summer road trip with a toddler, packing the right things sometimes is a difference between a comfortable drive…

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7 Great Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Ever since I was a little kid getting candy at Easter from the Easter Bunny has been a big part of the Easter holiday.  Fast forward to motherhood and my own little people?  Yeah, candy is produced by the devil. If we get candy, my husband and I always end up eating more than the kids. #JustSayin. This Easter, I got the chance to pop on and pop off with Jennaphr Frederick from Fox 29 with some super fun non-candy Easter basket ideas. How do you fill the Easter baskets…

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Gluten-Free on the Road

Following a gluten-free diet at home can feel like a challenge in and of itself, but hitting the road on a gluten-free diet can seem downright intimidating, especially when you are new to the gluten-free lifestyle. A little advanced planning and a few simple tips will allow you to conquer the roads with ease and confidence. Learning to live gluten free? Here is our Guide to Gluten-Free Living for beginners: Make a Plan. Just like you research the accommodations and attractions of the places you visit, spend a little time before…

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