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A (somewhat) balanced schedule

Eighteen months ago, I bought a house, moved to a new state, then had my third baby. Maternity leave was survivable (and even lovely at moments), but going back to work left my head spinning. I was managing three different childcare plans, trying to prove myself at work, commuting into…

June 14, 2018 8 comments Read More

Simple ways to give more

Whenever I hear about a natural disaster, I wish I could be one of those people who jumps on an airplane to volunteer with relief efforts. But at this stage in my life – with three tiny kids and a full time job –  I frequently feel like I’m drowning…

October 5, 2017 0 comments Read More

What I hate about natural peanut butter

A decade ago, I started switching to cleaner, healthier foods. It wasn’t too tough, except for one thing: I loved Skippy peanut butter, passionately. In all of its sugar-laden, hydrogenated glory. In a fridge full of fresh kale and berries, homemade almond milk (oh, those were the days…), and grass-fed butter, I…

October 19, 2016 0 comments Read More

Spice Up Your Marriage…in Two Seconds (Literally)

Google “how to spice up your marriage” and you’ll find all sorts of lists including helpful hints like: plan a weekend getaway schedule a sex night role-play with each other be spontaneous sleep in on a Saturday (what I would give!!!) But here’s some good news for those of you…

April 21, 2016 0 comments Read More

Don’t Get Sick

I have a secret for staying healthy in sick season. My family and I have used this for years and warded off countless colds and sore throats. I’ve shared the “secret” with a few friends, and every single one has told me it changed their life. It’s super simple, but before I give…

April 1, 2016 0 comments Read More