Monthly Archives: March 2015

My Tiny House Obsession

When I say obsession, it really is that bad. I have been researching and studying how I would build and live or travel in a tiny house for about 3 years. The past few months have become that much more … Continue reading

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Down Days I

Yesterday (I say that because I’m finally getting a chance to write this at 12:30am) I was having a day. I woke up feeling a little sick, took a doTERRA OnGuard beadlette and some Pepto Bismol and while my upset … Continue reading

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Easter Is Not Named After Ishtar, And Other Truths I Have To Tell You

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
If there is one thing that drives me absolutely bananas, it’s people spreading misinformation via social media under the guise of “educating”. I’ve seen this happen in several ways – through infographics that twist…

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Print Cannot Die

Print cannot die, because without it our memories will eventually be lost. Continue reading

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Being Bisexual in a Heterosexual Relationship

So here’s the thing. I am a bisexual woman married to a man, and while I love him and we have a great relationship most of the time (all marriages are give and take, ebb and flow) we still encounter … Continue reading

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Funny conversations with kids.

Sometimes when you have kids they tell you the blunt truth. Sometimes that’s pretty darn funny. I’ll keep this an ongoing list of funny things the kids say, so here’s the first one: March 27/15: We were walking up to … Continue reading

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2010 Kia Rondo EX Review

I’m not a professional car reviewer, but I do know a thing or two about moving kids. The Kia Rondo was designed to be an efficient people mover, and you can get it in V6 and 7-seater options. When we … Continue reading

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When you’re done cosleeping but the toddler isn’t.

Cosleeping is a wonderful, sleep expanding, breastfeeding enabling, biologically normative experience. That doesn’t mean that we want to sleep with a baby or child across our chest indefinitely though. This morning I woke up stiff and sore from Pirate sleeping … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Be Awesome: Organizational Tools to Help

Yesterday I wrote about being awesome when your day has been crap, your kids are pushing buttons because their day has been crap, and you’re about to lose it and blow a bolt (here). I know, I know, you can’t … Continue reading

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Be Awesome

   Being an awesome parent can be hard. Let’s face it, parenting is hard. It isn’t supposed to be easy though. For kids to grow they need to be able to explore, push limits to learn limits, push risk to … Continue reading

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