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Tournament Tales, Part One...And Raspberry Almond Bars (THM S)

“As much as I hate speech, I’m actually really glad you made me do it.”

“I still don’t like speech, but this tournament is actually kind of cool.” 1,145 more words


Book Review: The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball

The Dirty Life, by Kristin Kimball, is about farming, but has a lot in common with a conversion story. She is a New York City dweller working as a freelance writer, living the trendy, free life so-coveted today, but finds her values somewhat wanting. 921 more words


Babies Be Nappin'

 I see and hear a lot of parents getting overwhelmed (especially at the beginning) about nap time. They heard all of these horror stories about poor sleep schedules and routines gone awry, They read all of these books that paint beautiful pictures and bolster unrealistic expectations. 627 more words


almost one: the mystery of a baby year

He sits beside me on the carpet, staring at a bright blue book about fish, patting its pages and gnawing its cardboard spine. Late afternoon sun slants through the nursery window, catching wispy curls of his hair, strawberry blond or golden brown as the light shifts. 703 more words

Faith In Real Life

How To Like Your Kids {And A Giveaway For Moms}

We’re not supposed to admit we don’t like our kids sometimes, but it’s true. Sometimes they are uncool. Like, extremely uncool.

Lest we forget, our kids are humans with (usually) our DNA, or (probably) our last name. 1,114 more words


4 Steps to Tackle Your Finicky Eater

By Maasi Wajo

Try to visualize the dinner table scene from last night (if your kids do prefer dinner tables, that is). Recall how your fussy eater left all his Aaloo gobhi and just vehemently ignored the khana (food) altogether. 646 more words

Maasi Ramblings