Monday Monologue: The Oyster Idiom

I’m not gonna lie–sometimes idioms make no sense to me. The words just don’t always process the right way for me to fully comprehend the metaphor. (I’m sure having dyslexia doesn’t help my case). So please chime in if I’m way off base. The world is your oyster! Meaning: The world is yours to do…

The Circle of Life: Infancy & Death

I’ve neglected my readers for far to long now.  I apologize for that and am ready to get back into the swing of things.  Since my last post– dad passed away.  And McKinley is now 18-months-old stringing words along– “bye-bye dada” and “uh-oh meme.” Life is full circle.  I’ve heard it a million times and…

Discipline Don’ts

If you’re a first time parent, or a parent of five children, learning how to discipline your children can be a tricky process to learn. How do you do it? Is one parent the good cop and the other the bad cop? Applying multiple parenting strategies can allow us to be more well-rounded parents. Parenting…

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…

Forever Freeing: A poem

The truth? I’m scared. I often am. Scared to meet new people, and go new places. But, I do it. Facing our fears is important. The truth? Staying at home is hard. Chasing a picky eater, and barking dogs. But, I’ll do it. Sacrificing is enlightening. The truth? My life is truly blessed. With love,…