Well, Christmas vacation is over and the kids are headed back to school today. I know that there are many people excited to have the kids back in school but as a shared parenting mom of 3, I lack enthusiasm for this transition. I've enjoyed the extra hours to hang out, to hold conversations, and … Continue reading Back to School
One year of homeschooling taught me a lot about the quality of time versus the quantity of it. One hour from an eager, interested child can be worth more than a whole year of studying a subject they find uninteresting. Christmas time is my favorite time of year and I revel in the lights and … Continue reading Teachable Moments
Juggling motherhood one disaster at a time!
Be deliberate! In all things; do them on purpose. Live deliberately.
You probably think this version of chard chicken involves a grill...or that I spelled chard wrong. Nope! I just used some chard from my CSA box with some chicken thighs from a local farmer and made something new. It was amazing! My kids even ate some. Whoa! It turns out that cooked chard is close … Continue reading Chard Chicken
I LOVE Tuesdays! Ever since I got my first box of fresh produce last week I am hooked! Each week gives me a challenge and lets my family and I explore new foods. This week we recieved this box 2 lettuces- Romaine and I think butter 2 bunches of green onions 1 bag of spring … Continue reading CSA Share Round 2
Gnocchi are becoming a staple in my house. When we make mashed potatoes I just cook the whole bag of potatoes because gnocchi are easy to make with leftovers and freeze well for later. This is probably the fourth time we've made them and I've figured out a thing or two about what works and … Continue reading Gnocchi, Love, and Pasta Sauce
Composting is a great way to put old vegetation and newspaper to good use. The kids and I are planning a garden and I'd really like to give my plants a good boost of nutrient rich compost to grow on. I composted kitchen scraps last year, but I didn't have the right supplies and it … Continue reading Composting with Worms
He/she is in no hurry...and I shouldn't be either.