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Honoring Grandma K.

My daughter has never been known for her sleeping skills.  In fact, if anything, she has historically been known for the fact that she is NOT a great sleeper.  I can count on one hand (actually, one finger) the number of times she has fallen asleep at church since she was just a few months old.  Falling asleep in public almost never happens, either.  The only places she sleeps well, generally speaking, are in her own crib, in OUR house,…

To Those Who Persist

In January of this year, Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts was silenced on the floor of the Senate for criticizing the attorney general nominee, Jeff Sessions.  Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell explained that she was warned that she was violating a rarely used rule, and that rather than quitting her speech, "she persisted."  See the full story here.  Since that time, countless articles, memes, and tweets using the mantra, "Nevertheless, she persisted" as the battle cry, have been created.  I have…

My Meal Prep Salvation

Let's get real for a minute here... I really love being a stay-at-home-mom.  Like a lot.  There are lots of days when I miss teaching, but not really days when I miss working full-time outside my home.  BUT, one thing that I absolutely do not like about staying at home with my baby is the pressure to always have a nice, home-cooked meal on the table at dinnertime.  Also, let me be clear:  Jeff is not the one who makes…

Baby Food Pouches

This week's Thankful Thursday post is about a product I have absolutely loved over the past several months.  Adeline has always been quite the independent child--well, in some ways.  She won't let me go to the bathroom by myself or take a shower without her trying to climb in with me, so I guess she's not quite as independent as I would like.  But in other ways, she is quite independent.  For most of her life, she tended to be…