Scheduling & Routines

I’m one of those moms who believe children (and people in general) need a routine. We just tend to function better. In being a therapist previously, I have seen first hand how building a routine can be quite helpful in ones environment, achievement, and over-all health. I’m not saying that everyone needs to be strict…

How to: Chalkboard

Making a chalkboard is easier than I thought it would be. I decided a chalkboard was a great idea to put up against the wall… seeing how McKinley will soon be drawing on them anyways. You have options. You can buy chalkboard paint (and it comes in different colors) or chalkboard spray-paint.  There is no…

We learn we can…

It’s crucial to set goals. We learn vital information about ourselves when we do. We learn to push ourselves, we learn we can, we learn our strengths, we also, learn our limitations and boundaries. Goal setting is a healthy way to stay organized and give balance to your life; Whether it’s balance between work and…

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries…how can you go wrong? Ingredients: Fresh organic Strawberries (and bananas too!)  Dark chocolate (high percent of cocoa) – the higher the better for you! pots (one the slightly fits inside the other) spoon to stir! Step1: Get out ingredients, put a pot of water on stove- turn to medium high heat, then place…

Milestone: 1 YEAR

Happy Birthday McKinley! McKinley is truly an amazing daughter. I know I know…every parent thinks their child is amazing and wonderful and the best. But duh, if a parent didn’t feel like that about their children then I would be confused…possibly even concerned. McKinley has grown into this free spirited little girl. My little hippie….