Family

Aunt Nicknames

Aunt Nicknames: The Unofficial Guide to Calling Your Aunts

Calling aunt to be can be a difficult task. How do you address them? Do they all get the same nickname? If you’re looking for some guidance on how to…

Notes to My Mama

Notes to My Mama: A Letter of Love and Appreciation

Dear Mama, I don’t know where to start. This seems like such an impossible task, trying to put into words everything I want to say to you. I could talk…

Which Twin is Older

“Which Twin is Older?” Does It Matter?

“Do you know if it’s a boy or a girl?” is definitely the most asked question of all pregnant women but if those moms give birth to twins, there’s a shift in interest and then for some reason the question suddenly becomes, “Which twin is older?”

fighting with husband over baby name

Fighting with husband over baby names?

There’s nothing like pregnancy to bring you and your partner or husband closer together…. But that closeness can be more than damaged if the two of you can’t agree on your baby’s name.

Hearty Vegetarian 15 Bean Soup

Hearty Vegetarian 15 Bean Soup

Winter isn’t the only time for hearty soups and fresh baked bread… Springtime has a way of teasing those longing for sunshine. You get several days of warm blue skies, followed…

Why I Am Officially a Vegetarian

No More Meat: Why I Am Officially a Vegetarian

If you ask anyone in my family, you will learn that I have always been very picky when it comes to eating meat. I was tortured and mocked many times at the dinner…

How to Prepare Tofu

How to Prepare Tofu to Make It Taste Good

took me 25 years to start cooking with tofu. Before that, I never even tasted it, nor had I ever been in the same room as it! 

How to Get Rid of Acne Caused by Pregnancy

I want to share an excellent tip I just learned from a friend on how to rid acne. I’ve always had a fairly clear face with the exception of puberty…

Do Babies Dream in the Womb?

A coworker asked if I knew the answer to the following question: Do Babies Dream in the Womb? My first instinct would be yes, babies do dream in the womb. However, I…

Thinning Seedlings: Peppers & Tomatoes

If you want to grow strong and healthy plants, you need to thin your seedlings! If you skip this important gardening step and let nature take it’s course… that is…

What does being a Godmother mean

What does being a Godmother mean?

A week ago this Sunday I went to the most beautiful Christening of the daughter of one of my best friends from University. I felt very proud and privileged to…

Apparently I’m A Crunchy/Granola Mama

Crunchy, Granola, Neo-Hippie, Green, Earth Mama… All words that represent a similar lifestyle choice to be more natural and health conscious. I had never heard of the term crunchy mama until…