Category Archives: Healthy Choices

My New Year Starts: Menu Plan Monday

The beginning of September always seems more like a new year to me than any other time of year. The air starts to get a bit cooler, the rain starts to fall, the leaves start to turn and the kids … Continue reading

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Being Healthy and Active (and a Giveaway)

When we were growing up Anthony and I had a very different lifestyle than our kids do now. Anthony and I were suburban kids with backyards and woods nearby, and Aidan and Quinlan are city kids with parks nearby.

I was … Continue reading

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A Kitchen Experiment: Meal Planning Again

I used to participate in Menu Plan Mondays at Organizing Junkie a lot, now not so much. I have found that our family has been in a bit of a rut this winter/spring and it is not helping our eating … Continue reading

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Sometimes the Crying Doesn’t Stop

There is nothing so frustrating as the parent of a newborn, than the crying that is so loud and just won’t stop.  On top of the sleep deprivation, hormonal stresses, breastfeeding woes and all the other baggage that goes … Continue reading

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