The hurdles to parenting sometimes solo are both emotional, as well as logistical. The irregularity can hurt the family unit without some careful planning.
Author Archive | Nicole
My oldest child thinks she’s going to high school next year. This is absurd because high school is for big kids who are practically adults.
It felt like overnight our grocery needs were multiplied, while growth spurts- combined with active kids- created constant need for a stop at the store.
Every house project is personal, and because of this, it should be well-planned to get you from beginning through to completion.
In our culture, bigger is better. Cars, yards, homes, you name it–America loves things big. But our family is daring to downsize.
Pinterest may give us just the inspiration we need, but there is a limit to what we should take on as a DIY project without professional help.
Several of our contributors have opened their families and their hearts to adoption. It has been such a beautiful thing for the Rochester MN Moms Blog family to witness. As November is National Adoption Awareness month, Nicole chose to share a part of her family’s story. The American “ideal” At first glance, our family […]
It’s a typical weekday afternoon, and my husband texts me at work to tell me he is taking the kids to his office and then on a few errands, leaving me with TWO WHOLE HOURS ALONE. What do I do? I need more notice! How do I decide what to do with this gift from heaven? Ok, […]
“Back to school comes with a lot of excitement, decisions, and purchases. Before long, reminders of “depositing money in your child’s lunch account” will arrive in your email. But school lunches don’t work well for our family.” What are your best tips for school lunches your kids actually eat?
The best part of this recipe is that it lasts up to three days in the fridge, tasting and crunching as good on day three as it does the first time.