If you’re anything like me, then organization is NOT your strength. I love the idea of being organized and I definitely believe in it’s power of keeping you sane, but it’s not something that comes naturally to me. And as we all know, with kids, organization is key. What, with doctor’s appointments, school records, and hundreds of other things, some kind of system is necessary. Up to this point, I’ve been using this expandable file folder to keep all of our documents in one place…and clearly we’re running out of space. Plus, it was highly inconvenient. If we needed to go to an appointment forRead More →

Yesterday I had a bit of a rough day. Nothing bad in particular happened. No one triggered me. It was just one of those days when the daily routine sort of gets to you and you need to step back and take a breather. All of us mothers have days like that from time to time. So yesterday was my day. By bedtime, it took all my energy to not just lock myself up in a room. After the family finally went to sleep, I knew I needed to catch up on sleep and should snooze off as well, but at the same time there was an itch inside me that I knew if I didn’t relieveRead More →

As many mothers, I’m always looking for ways to add a healthy touch to my kids’ food. So this is a powder I’m currently making and using regularly. It adds a great taste, extremely healthy, and you can just throw in a spoon of this in pretty much anything, oatmeal, pancakes, puddings, anything… So here are the ingredients of this awesome “Power Powder”: Assortment of nuts Flaxseeds Malt/Barley mix (I use Ovaltine) Cinnamon All of these ingredients are great for heart health, consisting of fiber, protein, and a range of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Just grind all of this into a powder and use away!Read More →

Recently, my kids were becoming antsy for something sweet. Instead of the usual cakes and cookies, I thought I would try making the much acclaimed bliss balls. It was really quick and simple, and primarily took just three ingredients. They turned out really sweet, tasty, and fulfilling (not to mention healthy), and was a hit with everyone. I made these with about 20 pitted dates, 3-4 tablespoons of honey, and about 2 cups of ground quick oats. I just dry roasted the quick oats for a bit in a pan, added the dates, then the honey. It seemed a little dry and was hard toRead More →