In the Mom Lane: Five Quick Snack Favs

I am super texture sensitive and have a sweet tooth that could lead me to a less nutritious option, so having a stash of ingredients to a better snack option is essential in making good, quick choices. Greek yogurt (higher in protein, if you shop carefully, MUCH lower in sugar) plus fresh fruit and a…

In the Mom Lane: Five Favs

I love bulleted lists. Here I’m going to give you a run down of five things I’m loving these days, that bring a little light and joy to my world, that they may do the same for yours! Meditation. Starting my days with quiet focus sets my intention and energy. I start with a five…

Monday Motivation: Devotion to “You Do You”

I came across a conversation thread yesterday, full of vitriol for those who choose to work in direct sales. I cannot speak for those who were posting the negative opinions as to whether they have direct personal experience or simply observational experience of others, but it left me sad and feeling insulted. In my time…

Life in the Mom Lane: Toddlers vs. Locks, Part II

The other week we were gathered in the kitchen after dinner – me, hubby, Big Dude, Little Man and my in-laws. My father-in-law stepped into the garage to take some food to the overflow refrigerator and shut the door behind him. (Little Man is lightning fast and LOVES to play out there.) Well, it turns…

Life in the Mom Lane: Toddlers vs. Locks, Part I

When Big Dude was two, he did not speak much. In fact, he talked so little that we ended up in speech therapy for an evaluation. During that evaluation, the therapist gave him a set of keys (real keys) and observed his actions with them. At one point she turned her attention to me for some additional…