For the past 5 years we have been hearing more about how important it is to do the GREEN thing.  How important it is to, not only help our planet by reducing waste, but also to protect ourselves and...
"Why is it when mom throws a fit, she gets her way?" Let me back up a little before this comment was made. Becoming a mom changed me, drastically. Every move that I made, every word that I spoke or every action...
When it came to furnishing our first home, my husband and I had an assortment of furniture, but very few of those pieces were new or bought by us. Most were hand-me-downs from family and friends or a few...
  Hello, my name is Nicah and I have a fabric buying problem. I think there's something about having a baby that made me go into full on fabric hoarding mode. I'm not even that into sewing, but I have...
The Great Cloth Diaper Change is an attempt to set the world record for most babies changed in a cloth diaper at the same time world wide. Okay, so maybe that doesn't sound like it is very exciting to...
Help Me, PBS Kids, You're My Only Hope I'm not what you'd call a helicopter parent. I don't tend to hover or fuss generally. In fact, I joke that sometimes I'm more of a submarine parent. You may not know...
It’s early in the morning, I’m in my favorite fleece zip-up onesie and my bedhead is epic. I feel excited because today isn’t a regular day...I’m at Nana’s house! I can hear her bustling and clanging in the kitchen...
All the marriage books say it—date your spouse. It’s a great idea if you have unlimited access to funds and babysitters, which most of us do not. Soccer games, nighttime breastfeeding sessions, and pure exhaustion often get in the...
Games have always been a part of my family. Every holiday or large family gathering, you can find us huddled around the table playing cards or any number of board games. It's always fun to see what new games...
  I know, I know...podcast?! Say what? We humans often fear what is not normal in our everyday routines. I myself was not interested when my husband started spouting off about these so-called, 'Podcasts. I did not know what a...
As I pull into the school parking lot to wait for the bell to ring, a quick glance around shows me that my van is one of the oldest ones in the lot. Shiny, newer, bigger cars sit inches...
There is one topic that I can never seem to relate to other moms on. Anytime another mom complains or jokes about her constantly messy home, I feel like an outcast. As the other moms laugh and nod in...

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