Category Archives: parenting

Out of my gourd

Remember this? That’s my garden consumed by gourds. I’m thrilled that they’re productive, but they leave very little room for other lovely green life. Because I need to make room for my fall plants I thought, ‘maybe I can pull … Continue reading

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Yes I Can!

Or eventually I will any way… OK, whenever I don’t know how to do something (and I’m a bit intimidated by it), the first thing I do is read about it. Read. Read. Read. This does several things to benefit … Continue reading

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Big Girl Bed

My daughter is officially sleeping in a big kid’s bed and I’m loving it! Of course her growing independence is nice. It also marks nearing the end of potty training and the beginning of no more diapers. But let’s get … Continue reading

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Finally

July is coming to a close and I finally have tomatoes! I was getting less than a handful a day (and was starting to worry that my six foot tall plants would give nothing but green), but worry no more! … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

I’m working in an office again. It’s only 10 hours a week at this point, but it still involves the following activities that working from home does not: Packing a lunch Getting Dressed Showering Making small talk Arriving somewhere on … Continue reading

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What’s for lunch?

Today I was out working in the garden weeding, watering, and staking plants when I had a revelation. I can eat this stuff. Stupid I know, but I’ve been caring for seedlings and building garden beds, planning, planting, and growing … Continue reading

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Simple Fun

We’re always trying to get creative at our house when it comes to kid fun. Here’s a few things we’ve loved so far this spring.

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