Middle Grade Fiction Series: Henry Huggins

Last year my kids and I were on a Beverly Cleary kick, especially the Henry Huggins series. We listened to the audio every time we drove anywhere: soccer practice, dance practice, the store, the park, the bus stop, etc. We always looked forward to what was going to happen to Henry Huggins next. The audio … Continue reading Middle Grade Fiction Series: Henry Huggins

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How We Figured Out Our Child Had a Gluten Sensitivity

When our second oldest was about 2 years old, we realized that these symptoms just weren't going away: Rashy cheeks after a meal. Five or six nasty gross blow-out diapers every day. (Please note: Not all people with food sensitivities experience the same symptoms. Digestive issues are fairly common, but there are other symptoms that … Continue reading How We Figured Out Our Child Had a Gluten Sensitivity

How to Be a Mom When You’re Living with Chronic Pain

My husband was hopped up on morphine awaiting emergency gall bladder surgery when I asked the ER nurse what I thought was a fairly basic question. "How long does recovery take?" The male nurse stopped typing on the stand up computer and turned around and looked at my husband, the patient. His answer surprised me. … Continue reading How to Be a Mom When You’re Living with Chronic Pain