Top Ten Healthy Habits to Start Right Now or, Healthy is the New Sexy

I’m often stopped by strangers who want to see the baby.  And even when I’m busy, or not in a social mood (can you SEE I haven’t brushed my hair yet this morning lady!?) I DO try to stop and let them see.   It’s a pain-free way to elevate the mood of someone else.Continue reading “Top Ten Healthy Habits to Start Right Now or, Healthy is the New Sexy”

The Sanctity of Solitude. Or, Mom Needs a Break.

The babies are asleep! Bill is preparing to come to bed but first he is munching his supper and watching a noisy basketball game in the kitchen.  I know what some of you are thinking.  GASP!  What kind of a wife lets her poor husband eat ALONE? You know what?  I MADE that supper.  IContinue reading “The Sanctity of Solitude. Or, Mom Needs a Break.”

It’s Mother’s Day Weekend, Y’all! Go Wash Some Dishes.

Mom’s are so, so important aren’t they?  They’re the structural steel that go into the building of our children’s characters.   The influence a mom has on her children is too deep, too indelible to properly sort out…even after years of therapy.  (Ah, not that I’d know…ahem) I lucked out with my mom – kind, gentle,Continue reading “It’s Mother’s Day Weekend, Y’all! Go Wash Some Dishes.”

My Husband Is A Good Egg and Other Epiphanies

Bill flew to Germany last week leaving me with the two babies.   Problem is, they both need 24/7 care.  But there’s TWO of them.  And ONE of me.  You can see my math problem. Ellie got sick right before he left.  Then I got sick (of course).  So the whole house is sick andContinue reading “My Husband Is A Good Egg and Other Epiphanies”