What’s for Dinner? Green Bean Goulash!

What’s for Dinner? Green Bean Goulash!

Green Bean Goulash, a name I made up on the fly, is a recipe that’s been in my family and our social circle for decades. It consists of green beans, smoked sausage, potatoes, and onions. It was also my daughters first solid food, as it blends up quite nicely. She left me a lovely, smelly [...]

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Finding the Joy

Finding the Joy

When we went to the park on that beautiful Saturday, it wasn’t because I wanted to do some super cool activity with my kids. It was because I didn’t feel like being a mom that day...In stumbling upon that river, we stumbled upon a new family experience & I discovered the joy.

What’s for Dinner? Chicken Fried Rice!

What’s for Dinner? Chicken Fried Rice!

“It was too cold to rally the troops and go to the store, and again, it wasn't a pay week. The kids were on my heels, asking for snacks and food, anything that would go in their stomachs really, so demanding! What could I make that was quick and wouldn't constipate my kids? I went searching in my kitchen...”

Reflections: How dealing with my own anxiety helped me recognize it in my son.

Reflections: How dealing with my own anxiety helped me recognize it in my son.

I’ve dealt with anxiety and depression my entire life, but it wasn’t until I began seeing a therapist that I realized this. During my intake assessment, she asked me how long I’d been dealing with anxiety. I nonchalantly told her the last few months. “No, think back over your life,” she added. I began to [...]