I've been documenting my meal planning for the last few years trying to unlock the secret to making it quick and headache-free. Currently, my family has been using this formula, and while it's quite broad, it does help to...

An Inclusive Halloween

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We have recently joined the world of food allergies and restrictions. We are facing our first Halloween since the diagnoses. While I was aware of the Teal Pumpkin Project and the idea of offering safe and non-food items for...
  Most of us probably know someone who had, has, or died from breast cancer. That is because approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. While breast cancer risk does vary by...
October! Fall, leaves changing, cooler temps, football, Halloween; and a few very important awareness 'causes.' Everyone knows about Breast Cancer Awareness, but did you know there are 96 other 'national' months?! (according to National Day Calendar, yes I counted) One of...
I have very little control over anything in 2020. Like, almost zero. I have no time for myself. Few rituals or routines in my current life have endured COVID and are still with me today. But one thing remains...
I guess because my girls are now in high school and college, other moms come to me, almost out of breath, pleading with me, "Tell me it gets easier." If we are face to face (rare these...
SENSORY PLAY is a bit of a buzz word these days. Some of you might be familiar with it and already do it and others might wonder what it actually is and why we do it. Let me break it...
“The eyes don’t lie.” “The eyes are the  windows to the soul.” There are endless old adages about eyes, and so many are related to communication and what we perceive in others. That’s because eye communication is a real thing. Ever...
We’ve all had our fair share of friends throughout our lives, those from our childhood and various aspects of our lives. What can be difficult is maintaining friendships through adulthood, it's tough, you start creating pathways that may not...
Like so many other districts around the country, our district has started the year with classes on zoom. I have 4 kids doing this! FOUR! We are toughing it out at home because I am 'blessed' to not have...
I've posted another piece here about classic children's books that are actually racist. Today I'm listing some positive alternative options to add diversity to your kids' bookshelves. Reading to children is a powerful tool to generate empathy and understanding...

Vote Like a Mother

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"When my grandma was born, women could not vote. I use my right to honor the struggle to get me that right and to make my voice heard." I have been writing letters to encourage others to vote, and this...
We all know the struggles of parenting during a pandemic.  Whether you’re an essential worker trying to figure out childcare because you have to go to work and come home exhausted, maybe you are a remote working parent trying...

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Introducing Wee Scotty Sewing & Craft Boutique: Your new downtown source...

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Lynne Gallagher, Wee Scotty owner, and master seamstress formed the idea for Wee Scotty while sewing on her machine with her infant daughter sitting...