Family Travel Tips – From an Airline Employee

After 14 years of working for an airline and 3 kids, I have learned a lot about traveling as a family. Donโ€™t do it. Youโ€™re welcome. Oh, you still want to do it? Fine, I will share the wisdom I have learned from all the mistakes I have made. This is a brief overview of…

Buddha Bowls

Everyone in my house is vegetarian (except the dog…). I’ve been a vegetarian for 25 years, my husband for about 20 years, and all 3 of our children have never eaten meat. Everday is meatless Monday around here!! Our go-to meal is a “Buddha Bowl”. I honestly don’t know if there is a “proper” way…


I love Peter Pan. Peter Pan brings me to a place of innocence, magic, and possibility. I hope to have a Peter Pan themed room for my son once I get around to finishing it. Halfway there so far! Until then I thought I would share a couple of printables I made to have framed…

Mothers Day and a Hospital Stay

Last year I wrote a blog post titled “Mothers Day and a Tough Weekend”. I can laugh now because my idea of a tough time then is much different than now. Earlier this week Soren had surgery. It was a safe and routine surgery but he ended up having reactions to the anesthesia (we think)….

Sensory Bins for Preschoolers

Sensory bins are a huge deal in our house. I have versions for my baby and preschooler but today lets focus on the preschooler. My 4-year-old is a force of nature. Her nickname is Hurricane and she lives up to that name. However, even though (or perhaps because) she has enough energy for 3 children, she benefits so much from downtime. It helps calm her mind and refocus. It is like a mini recharge station for her mind and senses.