Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ahoy! Me Bucko Olivia!

Ahoy! Me Bucko Olivia!

Caring for a sick child is never easy. They moan, groan, cry, squeal, kick, and sometimes they even ignore you when you ask them where it hurts. Like my Little Miss A does. I am always thinking the worst when she cries over not feeling well ...
Oh Joy. It’s Soy.

Oh Joy. It’s Soy.

Soy beans are a major crop here in Iowa but I’ve just not come to love it. When I think of soy, I think of un-burgered hamburgers, un-milked milk and, well, tofu. It isn’t that I hate it, I just don’t prefer it. In Iowa, t ...
Put a Spin on Bingo

Put a Spin on Bingo

When DH first moved to California, we decided he would go alone.  My reasons for staying behind were twofold – (1) to start to wrap things up and (2) to make sure that the job was going to work out before we packed everything up and m ...

Everything is Hard if You Don’t Try!

It isn’t nice to say something negative about your own child, but I’m going out there and doing it. My oldest daughter is bright but prone to rejecting things unless she knows she’ll be successful. No matter what it is  ...
Prepare for School. Prepare for a Cold

Prepare for School. Prepare for a Cold

It should happen any day now. One of us will probably get sick. DH and I have an ongoing joke about how two weeks from the start of school, one of us has something. We can only do our best to ward off germs by cleaning, washing well and get ...