10 Must-Listen Podcasts for 2020

First and foremost I want to say this are NO paid partnerships or affiliate links here. These are really just my favorite podcasts. We are a media family. From movie nights to streaming services, websites, social media, and all the rest, we are tech-savvy and connected. Sometimes it overwhelms my senses and I get to … Continue reading 10 Must-Listen Podcasts for 2020

Holiday Wrap-up

The holiday season is drawing to a close. It was a beautiful time around here: card games, good food, family time and even some peaceful kid-free days for Mama to relax and recharge. I'm most proud of the fact that the gifts we gathered for the kiddos were all things they really loved. Unlike previous … Continue reading Holiday Wrap-up

The Politics of Parenting

I used to think parenting was political because I am political, my family is political, but as I'm exposed to more parents online and in the real world, I realize I was wrong. Parenting is inherently political. Breastfeeding or bottle feeding? Private school, homeschool, or public school? City culture or country life? Everything is political. Every choice we make is scrutinized. Every box we check puts us into a column: "Us" or "Them".

Christmas Recipe: Apple Rose Tart

I wanted to give you guys this super simple, absolutely stunning Apple Tart recipe because it will be making another appearance at Yule and Christmas. It was a smash, and I know your family will love it as much as mine does....My brother and eldest playfully argued about who got to eat this tart. The whole thing. In the end, my son got a single slice, my step-father received half of a slice, and my brother ate all of what was left!