September 30, 2016

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The Shoulders Upon Which I Stand

Because we have been moving and unpacking for the last 2 weeks, my amazing little sister has given me permission to repost a blog post she wrote this week.  I love, love, loved it!  Let me know what you think!  And, for the record, I have added the pictures. ***This post is dedicated to those people, both named and unnamed, who have had a powerful impact in helping me to become who I am. All stories have been used with…

Healthy, Delicious,Whole Wheat Pita Chips

Jeff and I have been trying REALLY hard to eat healthier lately--and we've been doing pretty well.  Except for when Jeff convinces me to eat ice cream at least 2 or 3 times a week.  Oops!  Last week I made the most delicious healthy snack, and I've made it a couple of times since because I'm so obsessed!!  Here it is: WHOLE WHEAT PITA CHIPS Ingredients and Materials: Whole Wheat Pita Rounds Kosher Salt Cooking Spray Cookie Sheet Instructions: Preheat…

Surviving (and Enjoying) Sporting Events with Kids

I attended my first Brigham Young University football game when I was 3 months old, and have been to countless games since, mostly due to the fact that my parents have been season ticket holders for over 30 years, and I attended school there.  Some of my fondest memories from my childhood, teenage, and college years come from BYU games I have attended.  This is especially true because when I was attending BYU, going to sporting events WAS my social…

Teaching Self-Worth

Last week, Jeff and I were talking about the particular challenges that parents today face as they raise their children.  Jeff said something to the effect of, "How are we going to instill in Adeline a feeling of self-confidence and self-worth?"  As per usual, my answer was to start by reading her books about the importance of being yourself, and not being worried about what other people think of you.  Of course, after that, I've got no idea.  ;)  But…