Posts tagged "Play Dough"

Stay home and make homemade play dough

Stay home and make homemade play dough
In Chicago it is bitter cold and it appears most of the country is experiencing this winter freeze. Bad weather days are difficult for moms with little kids.  I often wonder if it is worth it to bundle the kids in snow pants, boots, jackets, gloves, hats and scarfs only to take them off a... Read more »

Healthy and Hearty Zucchini Banana Muffins

Healthy and Hearty Zucchini Banana Muffins
My garden produced some generously sized zucchinis this summer.  I was intrigued by an interesting stir fry  recipe, but wasn’t convinced it would sell my kids on the green vegetable.  I don’t bake often because I don’t like to have sweets in the house and, in turn eat them all.  I decided to attempt to create a healthy muffin that could... Read more »

Before Becoming a Parent

Before Becoming a Parent
As a youthful newlywed ready to embark on the journey of parenthood I had an idealized vision of becoming a mom.  Today I realize a few of many daily moments that remind me how wrong I was. 1. Appearance.  I remember seeing disheveled kids wearing unmatched outfits with their stringy hair and dirty faces and... Read more »
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