“Clean up…Clean up”

McKinley gets into everything. Not only does she manage to take everything out of the toy bin, but she also manages to pull every book off the bookshelf’s. I don’t mind it so much. I knowingly let McKinley make gigantic messes. And, remember… I have strong O.C.D. tendencies. Why then? I can’t help it, she…

Snacking? Healthy Combos:

On Snacking Youngsters eat 3 meals and 2 snacks a day. Some where along the way adults were told to eat 3 big meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. What happened to snacking? Folks, having light snacks throughout the day actually helps keep your metabolism working hard. I’m not saying graze all day AND have your…

Basil Chicken

This meal is extremely easy and really tasty! Ingredients: Chicken 1/2 cup Chopped Basil (you can use those basil tubes at the grocery store if you want (2tb spoons) 1 can of Stewed tomatoes Directions: 1. Put oil in pan on medium heat. 2. Slice up chicken into strips, then add to the pan. 3….

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…

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….