When you're a new parent, you're exhausted. I know. I've been there three times. And over the years, I've learned some great tips for getting more sleep. I don't mean getting the BABY more sleep. I mean YOU, the new mom or dad, getting as much sleep as you can during this unpredictable time. You need these tips!
The big kids were tucked away in their beds, and my husband and I were watching a movie on Netflix while I nursed Henry. We heard whimpering from the kids’ room, so we paused the movie so my husband could check it out. It was Joey, but he was still asleep. It’s about the saddest thing, hearing your kids cry in their sleep. We went back to our movie, and my husband settled Henry in his bed. We were getting ready to go to bed ourselves, when I heard Joey crying again. This time, he was clearly awake. I ran...
Need a great party salsa besides the typical tomato type? This corn jalapeno bacon salsa/dip is just the thing! Just a few minutes and a few ingredients, and you're on your way to Yum-Town.
We decided to take the kids on a surprise field trip! Check out our visit to the California Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Facility. We had so much fun feeding the horses carrots!
When so much of our lives is scheduled, routine, or obligatory, it's important to embrace the times when we can truly go with the flow. And outdoor play is one of those times.
What I learned from my kids' playing, and from their discussion of what was going on in their minds as they played. What's the Zen of Play? Read all about it.