Poor Response to Hashimoto's Treatment - Testing Adrenals/Cortisol

I had all but neglected the health part of my blog.  I haven't updated anyone on my "progress" in what seems like forever.  How does that happen?  Let me tell you ...I've spent months working with my doctor to get Hashi under control.  I've gone from gluten free living, to Paleo, to some sort of hybrid after food intolerance testing.  Every stage in treatment has left me feeling more and more run down.  Further and further away from my goal of healing.  I've been beyond frustrated and lacked motivation or energy to do much....more

I'm Still Proud of Baltimore Mom Controlling Rioting Son

I admit two things when I saw the video of this Baltimore mother who was angry that her son was involved in the rioting.  The first, is that I was cheering her on, because I was glad to see that at least one mother was taking responsibility for her child's actions.  Secondly, I was a little perturbed that she was repeatedly hitting him.  Still, some of the remarks on social media and blog posts regarding the instance hit a nerve with me....more

Children's Clothing I Can't Stand!

I honestly don't know my inspiration for this post ... I was sitting down relaxing on the couch during kiddo's quiet time and I began thinking about clothes she would need for preschool.  Somehow, that turned into thinking about all the styles I've seen in the last few years that I have found absolutely atrocious.  So, I thought it would be funny to share my thoughts on children's clothing styles that I can't stand.  Read on, and don't forget to leave me your comments ... I'm certain you will have plenty to say....more

Spend Less Time at the Dinner Table Without Sacrificing Quality Family Time

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Hurtful Words: When My Daughter Says "I Don't Love You"

I struggle with my mother-daughter relationship.  When I first found out I was having a girl, I worried....more