A Slice of Anger in the Pie of My Brain

A Slice of Anger in the Pie of My Brain

Aug 09

I didn’t say it, but I wish I did. This is one of many brilliant imageries used in Nora Ephron’s book, I Remember Nothing. I just finished it, and all I can say is only Nora can describe meatloaf in poetry. If you’ve read the book, you know what I’m talking about. If you haven’t, and you’ve struggled with either getting older and/or recovering from childhood,...

Gluten-Free Energy Balls

Gluten-Free Energy Balls

Aug 08

Gluten-Free Energy Balls 1 cup of gluten free oats 1 cup of toasted coconut flakes 1/2 cup of vegan chocolate chips 1/2 cup of ground flax seed 1/2 cup of peanut butter 1/3 cup of honey Mix until all of the ingredients are blended well. Refrigerate batter for at least a 1/2 hour. Scoop the batter into balls. 1 ball= 97 calories Oh, these are definitely going in the lunch boxes. {Image via...

A Mother’s Back to School Prayer

A Mother’s Back to School Prayer

Aug 07

Dear God, please help me to always tell the difference between what requires muscle and what requires Mommy. Happy 1st Day of School! {image via Salsa...

Woody’s Greatest Hits

Woody’s Greatest Hits

Aug 06

Salem is telling stories. The communication barrier is still pretty thick, but in the past 15 months, Salem has progressed from using echoed and scripted speech to answering simple “yes” and “no” questions to actual role-playing with his sister. Lately, he has been telling stories– nothing elaborate, but I will catch him narrating an original scene in limited...

Twenty Five Lessons I’ve Learned From My Three-Year-Old Daughter

Twenty Five Lessons I’ve Learned From My Three-Year-Old Daughter

Aug 05

1. Redheads really do have more fun. 2. What’s mine is yours and what’s mine usually ends up underneath the bed, the sofa, and the car seat. 3. Helium balloons are a form of cruel and unusual punishment. 4. The definition of prudence is sleeping with one’s purse. 5. A dad is a girl’s first love. 6. “Miss Daddy” is a term of endearment. 7. Skeletor has...