My Ten year old self is Still at my Core

I heard an older lady say “The things I enjoyed with I was 10 are pretty much the same as they are today” and that is when I realized it’s the same for me. I think it is also the same for most people. I loved nature, I obsessed about going camping and practiced sleeping on my back so I could be comfortable sleeping on … Continue reading My Ten year old self is Still at my Core

Why I allow my two year old the choice to make bad choices AKA avoiding meltdowns

It’s dinner time and I have to take a few deep breaths to keep myself from eating my food as fast as possible. I have literally been running around, trying to keep a 9 month old happy by holding her, letting a two year old “help” with dinner (aka making a massive mess while screaming for more autonomy than his young self is capable of … Continue reading Why I allow my two year old the choice to make bad choices AKA avoiding meltdowns

What do mac and cheese and meatloaf have in common?

They both have bad reputations. Is fettuccini alfredo the same as mac and cheese? yes, yes it is. Everyone thinks they’re special. Pasta and a cheese sauce is all they really are. Macaroni and cheese gets sold as the cheap two dollar side for your meal where fettuccini gets sold for at least 12 at any restaurant. Meatloaf, a tender juicy main that can also … Continue reading What do mac and cheese and meatloaf have in common?