Parenting: A Fearless Moment

x https://youtu.be/bzTNdBue1I4 My Brave Little Sophie Dancing to The Beat of Her Own Drum Earlier this week I drove my older daughter’s class on a field trip. After dropping my four charges back at school I drove by the playground and saw my younger 4-year-old daughter on the playground with her classmates so I stopped… read more

Parenting: The Things I Know

Living is learning and as you’d expect I have added many new “tips and tid bits” to my arsenal of knowledge since my third baby arrived 5 months ago. It is amazing that parenting never ceases to present us with opportunities to learn, grow, and gape in awe at the sheer wonder of it all. Being a… read more

PSA: Frozen Breast Milk

Who knew that certain women have an excess of a certain enzyme in their breast milk that makes it un-freezable?!? I thought something was awry when I realized my baby was making a “bitter beer” face when we offered him a warmed bottle of previously frozen breast milk. I then tasted the milk myself (yes… read more

Choosing Grace on the Way to School

The girls, the baby and I hustled into the car this morning and were on our way – a mere five minutes behind schedule. Phew! We drove along on a double lined single lane road discussing T-Ball and whether or not the girls wanted to play this spring. Up ahead a garbage truck was blocking… read more

This One Is Worth It

Forget about the Superbowl ads. This one by Nikon takes the cake. When this gay black couple instagrammed a photo of them doing their daughters’ hair at 5:30am pre-school it immediately went viral. Sadly many people took to the “airways” with negative comments. There is no room in this world for such closed-mindedness. Kuddos to this… read more

Parenting: Funny Things Kids Say

One afternoon we got home from school and my older daughter Emma immediately asked me if I could help her with a project, make her chicken soup for lunch, and please please get her some lemonade with ice because she was “dying of thirst”. As I was explaining to her that I could only do one thing… read more

Finding Balance with Sarah Davis

A new year means new resolutions – many of mine usually revolve around balance, good health, and grounding. This year for my kids it’s about better listening and more attention to meal time etiquette. I’ve said before they bounce around like jelly beans during meals and dinner can take an hour! I was thrilled to sit… read more

Gift Guide: Games

{Qwirkle, Zingo, Monopoly, Battleship, Connect Four, Brain Quest SMART Game, Simon, Don’t Tip The Waiter} This Christmas we are going big on board games. The focus is on getting our kids working on their numbers, letters, reading, and fine/gross motor skills while also having fun. Games like Connect Four are also good for learning patterns and strategy. Monopoly was on our list… read more

Baby News: It’s a…

We could not be more excited to introduce you to the newest member of our family! With ten little fingers and ten little toes, just perfect in every way. Our hearts are full and we know this love will grow with each passing day. With a dimple in his ear he’s taken from mom and puppy… read more

Smart Biz: Zaniac

Back when I was in high school I was a bonafide math and science geek so as you can imagine nothing makes me more happy than our countries move towards introducing more (and better) math and science curriculums to our students. I am sure many of you have been hearing about STEM initiatives in the… read more