Honoring the Practical Mother in Your Life: 7 Non-Clutter Ideas for Celebrating Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! For me, this day has always meant honoring my mother as I was not a mother until now. (Expecting mother.) Whether you are in the same boat as me or Mommy Pro, I’d like to share with you a few ways to honor the mother in your life. (Or drop hints to help your hubby and kids make your day special!) 

Mother’s Day celebrations come in all different styles. For some it is a night on the town: a fancy dinner, dancing and a romantic moonlit walk. Now I’m not bashing this celebration at all. It sounds great! But in rural Wisconsin the fanciest dining we get is a resort supper club with an attached, crowded, rowdy bar. 

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Prenatal Care for a Healthy Pregnancy and Natural Delivery

Making a baby seems easy-peasy, right? The birds and the bees have long flown over and procreation is on your mind. It’s on my mind anyways! With the birds and the bees comes the more daunting task of prenatal care. 

Procreating and child rearing is the most important job for a woman, but sadly, is rarely viewed as such. When you are pregnant you have some control how your baby develops by what you eat, how you sleep and how you manage stress. These three areas must be considered long before you conceive even.

[Please don’t tune me out if you are already pregnant or already have your children, there is still much to learn. Its never too late to be nourished!]

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7 Better Living Blogs I Enjoy Reading

When I got steady access to internet 2 1/2 years ago (I know, dark ages…I won’t tell you how long it took me to start texting) my world got a whole lot bigger! If ran out of a particular ingredient: Googled it. I discovered this weird weed growing in my lawn: Googled it. My tomatoes didn’t look quite right: Googled it. I asked my husband a question he didn’t know: “Why don’t you Google it?”

I also discovered the world of blogs.

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Healthy Easter Candy Alternatives

Healthy Easter Candy Alternatives

 

Easter is just around the corner and you may already be dreading the sugar-high hyper activity and sugar-crash crankiness that comes with the usual Easter traditions. If you cut out the basket and egg hunt your children and nieces and nephews will be devastated. Keep everyone happy (and healthy) by incorporating a few healthy Easter candy alternatives

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