Archives for February 2015

Lessons From My First Ice Storm

So we’re apparently having an ice storm at this very moment in Tennessee. Being from south Mississippi, this is my first ice storm. Since we haven’t [yet] had widespread, long term power outages, I’m assuming this is probably nothing as far as ice storms go, but nonetheless, it’s still an interesting experience. I am thanking […]

Gardening with Kids: Starting Seeds

I want to foster a sense of gardening-love in my children, but have you tried gardening with a one, two, or three year old? If you haven’t, allow me to bring you up to speed: chaos. At one they eat all sorts of inedibles/choking hazards, such that one entire adult really must be devoted to […]

Sneaky Egg Pancakes

A while back my dearest Bridger boy, now three years old, decided he no longer liked eggs. He went from happily eating eggs all the time to flat out refusing them. No biggie, he still eats an egg for breakfast many mornings, except he thinks he’s eating pancakes. He’s been falling for this trick for […]

Note to self: Be a better person.

I’ve had a couple of things happen to me lately that made me make a mental note to be a better person. The first thing occurred right before Christmas, when we all got the flu. I was hoping the power of breast milk would be enough to keep the baby from getting it, but when […]