Disclaimer: I am not a trained nutritionist or dietician. The following information is based off of my own personal research and dietary information provided to me by our Naturopathic Doctor’s office. This post may include affiliate links. Our oldest son LOVES summer bible camp. When we were discussing potential summer activities he could be a… Read More Dietary Restrictions and Summer Camp-How I Packed For 4 Days at Camp
I remember when my oldest started to coo as a baby. It was so cute! We would encourage him to coo and babble as often as we could, excited to see what his first actual word was going to be. Like most parents, I was hoping for ‘momma’, and my husband was hoping for ‘dadda’. … Read More Mom!!! Maker-Of-Memories or My-Own-Maid?
My kids love electronic entertainment. They love movies, games, tablets, tv shows, YouTube, Netflix, the list goes on. I’m usually pretty lax on their electronic time, as long as they aren’t failing to do their chores, and aren’t arguing over what to watch. But this summer I implemented the rule of no electronics, nothing, from… Read More No electronics 10am-5pm and this is what happened!
Disclosure: I am not a trained medical professional nor am I professionally trained in health insurance. This post is in no way to be used as medical or insurance advice. The writings of this post are of my own personal experiences only. This post may include affiliate links. It is amazing to think of how health… Read More Why we broke up with health insurance; and what we went with instead.
My oldest son recently got diagnosed as being dairy intolerant. He also was found to have an over-active adrenal gland and some of his mineral levels are severely out of the normal range. Due to these findings, he is on a very specific diet. He cannot have anything diary or anything derived from dairy products. … Read More Some tips on going dairy-free sugar-specific
Have you ever had a time when you were energized and excited about something? I recently had a time in my life when I was so excited about the changes I was going through. Life had finally slowed down a bit. We were settling into our new house, our baby was born healthy and happy,… Read More When your spouse is experiencing a different season than you
“Lord, please let us find her, alive.” This was the plea I prayed to God this weekend standing ankle deep in an unfamiliar lake, at an unfamiliar beach, surrounded by unfamiliar woods, after realizing none of us knew where my 5 year old daughter was. We all swore we had just seen her. We… Read More Remembering to Give Thanks
When I started really looking at the ingredients in the foods we buy, I realized that most of the foods on the supermarket shelves weren’t going to fit into my sons dietary restrictions. He is dairy intolerant, so anything dairy or dairy-derived was off the menu. His adrenal gland is also overactive which is affecting… Read More Sugar-Neutral Honey Bread
I think this year I am more excited for my kids to be done with the school year than they are… You know the feeling… you wake up that last morning of school, and TURN OFF your wake up alarm for your kids. And if you are like me, you also TURN OFF the second… Read More Teachers, You Matter.
The past 2 years have been a whirl-wind for my family. We’ve been challenged in almost every major aspect of life. And now that we feel that we are on the other side of things, it’s interesting to step back and marvel at how God’s hand was in it all. The start of our major… Read More God’s Plan is not always Unspoken.