Feeding & Journeys

My Kids' Diet Sucks (And It HAS To Change)

My Kids’ Diet Sucks (And It HAS To Change)

The opposite of Paleo. That’s what my kids eat. Bread and cheese. Then they follow it up with a sugar-filled processed granola bar (but it’s organic) plus some fruit and a single piece of broccoli. And boy have we battled over the single piece of broccoli! #winning. Now, I’m not a Paleo die-hard. By any […]

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(A Humorous View of) What To Expect When You're Pregnant

(A Humorous View of) What To Expect When You’re Pregnant

A description, A-Z, of what to expect when you are pregnant. First time Pregos…I hope you find this humorous, as well as informative. Veteran moms…you know it’s all true A is for… Aww HELL no…hemorrhoids? Heartburn? Varicose veins? STRETCH MARKS??? No matter which one strikes you, they’re bound leave you saying “aw hell.”   B […]

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Knowing When Your Family is Complete

As I sit here today and breathe in the sweet relief of getting through the newborn stage, I stare at my amazing family, and I know in the bottom of my heart my family is “complete.”  Since our newest addition, Henry, was born, I have felt that we were finished with the baby making business […]

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Nutrition and Pregnancy: What I Wish I Had Known Before Having Kids

Pretend we are best friends getting coffee together. If I knew you might become pregnant or were struggling postpartum, I’d strongly urge you to supplement your diet with high quality supplements — before, during, and WAY after your pregnancy. Think probiotics, DHA, magnesium, and a food-based prenatal with methylfolate. I highly underestimated their value both […]

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Team C Section

Team C-Section

I know a vaginal birth is best, ok? I KNOW!!   It’s safer.  It’s the way God designed it. It’s less risk to the baby and the mother. The recovery time is shorter. I KNOW!! But look, as it turns out, some of our hoo-has just don’t want to DO that, and you’ll never believe […]

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Eat Your Veggies! Encouraging Picky Eaters

On my daughter’s second birthday, she was presented with a small cupcake after dinner. After we helped her blow out the candles, we all watched with anticipation as she began to taste the sweet treat before her. Someone cheered as she took her first bite. Her diet at two years had included small amounts of […]

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