The Whole30: Not Just for Health Nuts Anymore

DAY 1. As of two weeks ago I had planned to start my Whole30 today. Dr. Awesome is actually, finally, solidly onboard. But of course I assumed Pete's birthday pizza and cake binge would be behind us, leftovers safely sent packing with the party guests. Wrong. Of course, due to Pete's fever the night before, … Continue reading The Whole30: Not Just for Health Nuts Anymore

Day 14: Feeling healthy yet? Let’s Run a 5K!

I am Mom, and therefore frequently prepared for many unexpected emergencies of life, but I am not prepared for everything. Bear’s school, like most elementary schools, falls short on its funds every year for little extras like computers or books or something, and has to turn to the neighboring community and solicit monetary help. When … Continue reading Day 14: Feeling healthy yet? Let’s Run a 5K!

Day 9: The Arlington Bears and Too Much Halloween.

(This post was written on Friday, Oct. 27th. We're not at Halloween yet!) Tonight from my desk, only some studding and two layers of sheet rock from my children’s beds, I was beset by the screeching of the marooned souls on the other side. How DARE we put them to bed? What is this, Alcatraz? … Continue reading Day 9: The Arlington Bears and Too Much Halloween.