When I was growing up I remember Christmas Eve being a sacred time. My immediate family was not religious, and the only time I went to church was for weddings and funerals. Yet there were traditions in my childhood that were sacred, so special and so singular that the idea of them NOT happening in … More Holiday Traditions for the Vegan Family (or Any Family!)
Traveling with kids isn’t simple. Sure, it is totally possible, and I someday dream of taking my kids on trips to Australia and Europe, but for now we focus on our twice-yearly trip across the country to see family. We’ve made this trip many times in the past five years, first with just a baby, then … More Family Travel Tips: Just in Time for the Holidays!
Last week I took LP grocery shopping with me, just the two of us. We were at Trader Joe’s where they have a corner with a food and drink sample. We stopped for a taste of lemonade, and then continued on with the shopping. but soon LP kept saying he wanted the animal crackers. “We … More Incompetent Parental Sidekicks
One of my largest blog post categories is “Parenting Realizations.” Obviously there is a lot to learn and figure out when you are a parent, and these lessons run the gamut from hilarious to affirming to bittersweet. Here are my top seven “Parenting Realization” posts from the past few years: #7: Baby Gifts When you have your own baby, … More Best of Parenting Realizations