MONTHLY MEAL PLAN [Confessions of a Mama of 8] Stress, frustration, tears, and woe: this was my frequent reality at dinner time because the food wasn’t ready, my people were crying from hungriness and low-blood sugar, and I was trying to fight through a new recipe. With meat that wasn’t thawed … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Meal Plan a Monthly Success!
How to Find Belonging and Joy In People of the Deer, author Farley Mowat writes about his experience of living among the last surviving people of the Ihalmiut in the tundra of northern Canada. A people who lived traditionally and almost entirely off the migrating caribou herds, they had warmly … [Read more...] about Outsider No More
Recently, I saw a hilarious announcement: the owner of a company had a big plan! He was dressing up as Willy Wonka (complete with purple top hat and floppy golden bow tie) and had a handful of "Golden Tickets" which gave the recipient free goods and bonus just-released items. He was going to put the … [Read more...] about Golden Ticket
Bridgette Guengerich When you have a toddler and a baby, keeping your baby safe and out of reach of the toddler can be a struggle! I remember wondering if I would have to hold my newborn ALL the time, or if I’d ever get to go to the bathroom in peace! I felt like I'd never safely get to set him … [Read more...] about How to Keep your Baby Safe around your toddler when you have 2 Under 2
Surprise! How to Look at Teaching Anything in Life (Published on East Willow Place October 6, 2020) Have you ever noticed how sometimes you think you know something, but then you have to explain it or teach it to someone else, and as you do, that’s when you realize that it is … [Read more...] about Learning from Teaching
Bridgette Guengerich Spring cleaning or deep cleaning with young children in tow! Can I get spring cleaning done with 2 under 2? I was convinced I wouldn’t be able to do it. Cleaning? With two kids under the age of two? No thanks! I was going to pick a few days and bribe my teenage … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning with 2 Under 2