Breakfast is my favorite meal of day. I love pancakes, donuts, bacon, eggs, and coffee. My favorite is to make good old blueberry pancakes, sit outside on the patio with the family, and listen to the hilarious musings of my children. But breakfast wasn’t always my favorite. I remember counting the seconds until the lunch […]
Well, you can’t be on Pinterest or read mom blogs for too long without coming across recipes for homemade laundry detergent. So as my Tide pods were running low, I decided to give it a try. After a little research, I landed on this recipe because it was the prettiest (and also got great reviews by the commenters). However, after using it for a couple weeks, I wasn’t convinced it was working well, so I wanted to put it to the test.
I’m not a professional provider of services to people with special needs, only a mom of a child with Down syndrome. As much as that qualifies me to give advice, here are my tips for being a good friend: Use “people first” language. People with disabilities are people first, and identifying them by their disability […]
(In case you missed it, find the main article where I outline my weight loss plan here!) Here a few other things that I have learned along the way as a personal trainer that have helped me to succeed: 1. It takes 1-2 weeks to start seeing results. How many times have you had a […]
Again, please remember that this is just what has worked for me! I don’t think that it is the “best”, “most healthy” way to lose weight, but right now, it is better than the doing nothing at all and it works :) FAQ Are you “naturally” skinny?
I’ve read them all. Every tip, trick, list, and suggestion on Pinterest to keep my house clean so that I am not embarrassed if someone were to drop by and expect to come in. The problem was, until I changed my mindset about my messy house, no tip in the world could help. The FlyLady website was extremely helpful in learning how stressful clutter is and how happy a clean home really is for my family and I.
I also began to realize that it was one of those things that was just going to take consistent effort. So a couple years down the road, with a pretty consistently clean house, here is the only trick that I have found: