God · Parents · Wellness

Lock your doors!

Buuzzzz! Buuzzzzz! Buuzzzzz! At 4 o'clock this morning, I was awakened from my dreams to the sound of my alarm. It took me a few minutes to recall why on earth I was waking up at such an ungodly hour. As I blinked bleary eyed at the green numbers switching to 4:01 I remembered -… Continue reading Lock your doors!

Fitness

Child’s pose

I've recently started doing yoga at my YMCA. I don't claim to be good at it. I'm not even sure I'm doing half the poses correctly. Most of the time I feel like the most uncoordinated person in the room. However, it makes me feel very relaxed despite the fact that I'm dripping sweat the… Continue reading Child’s pose

Kids · Life · Parents

“Mommy I have to go potty!”

Ah, potty training. Is there a more wonderful thing in all the world? I think not. My daughter Madison will be three in October. As of last week, she was still going in a diaper and I, her mother was changing her (sorry - little potty book humor for you moms out there). We tried… Continue reading “Mommy I have to go potty!”

Camping · Life · Parents · Weather

First Snowflake Freakout Lady and the Blue Tarp Camper

Blue Tarp Camper: This weekend, dad says “We’re camping on the coast.” And what dad says, goes. “We don’t need to check the weather report, we brought our own blue skies with us” Blue Tarp Camper, you’re one of us. First Snowflake Freakout Lady: This is a seasonal saga of tire chains, kitty litter, all… Continue reading First Snowflake Freakout Lady and the Blue Tarp Camper