My big girls, at the ages of five and three, have recently started sharing a room. It has been full of joy (and trials) for both them, and us. Personally, I've always had mixed feelings of them bunking up. I...
Autumn is my FAVORITE time of the year. I love that I can step outside and not immediately break out in sweat. I love the ease and smells of soup cooking in my crockpot all day long. And, I...
I'm a horticulturist by trade, so my kids get to live around all kinds of plants, both usual and unusual. We only have about a 1/10 acre yard, but we grow a lot of plants! If you ever need...
What are you reading this month? OKCMB contributors Heather White, Lacey Hamilton, and Jenny Potter share recommendations of their favorite recent reads. Each book title links to the Metro Library catalog so you can check them out for yourself!  Non-...
I enjoy doing art projects with my kids. Sometimes. It’s not always fun cleaning up afterwards but the “during” part is usually a blast. If I come across a kid friendly art project, I’m usually willing to try it. Bonus...
I have said that more times than I can count. It’s a running joke with our friends and family. Two hours later, we show up sweaty and dirty in our “town” clothes (i.e. our good clothes that started the...
Let's talk about the ins and outs of having a large family -- Did you catch that pun?  The ins and outs??  No friend, we are not going to talk about the mechanics of how we conceived a large...
I know some people are so good at this whole minimalism deal. And actually, minimalism is something that I could see myself getting into. Clutter isn't my thing. I can ditch the junk. I can (happily) part with old...
I like to keep a tidy house. I have two little people and a dog running around, so it's hardly ever all REEEEALLY clean at the same time, but I do my best to keep it at least "picked...
If there's one thing parenthood has taught me, it's "never say never." I never thought I'd be a stay-at-home-mom.  I never thought I'd leave my career of almost 10 years. I never thought I'd end up with several part-time gigs that are...
I know what you're thinking: Who wants to make New Year's Resolutions now? We don't even know what next week holds, much less what will happen in a whole new year! Just in case you are one of those...
As with most toddlers, my 18 month old has a very short attention span, so I'm constantly looking for new ideas to entertain her for a few minutes. Since my mom was an early childhood educator for over 3o...

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