This is a real day. I’m not sure who sanctioned this. However, my hunky husband reminds me every year. So, let’s get on with some Me Hearties, Scallywaging, and Land Lubbering.
I don’t even know what that means. I hope I didn’t offend anyone.
Arrrrrggg! I love these ideas for making simple or elaborate pirate-inspired snacks. Fruits and veggies can transform into anything, no? Use this silly day to highlight foods that are sure to prevent scurvy. Happy Friday, Friends! Continue reading
He ran to his room with a shiny limousine poster and four thumb tacks. My first grader had just returned home after a fundraiser assembly. He displayed the poster proudly above his bed. The catalog includes kitchen gear, gift wrap, frog shaped fudge, cheesecake, cookie dough, and cake rolls. He was excited, but I Continue reading
“Hey Random Mom! Let’s advocate for an active environment at our school!”
This line doesn’t work for me. It’s atrocious.
When I use formal or academic-sounding phrases like “Environment that Supports Physical Activity” most parents give me the look. I get it all the time. I’m a slow learner coming from an academic world and landing in the real world of working class families. Continue reading
The food industry is making a great comeback with natural products. I’ve been tinkering with Continue reading
There is a bit of bite in the air. We’ve walked to school all week and I adore wearing long sleeves in the morning. It also means another year of
finding matching shoes in the morning prepping lunches.
Last year was my rookie year. I packed Continue reading
“Mom, I really need more garlic green beans.”
Requests for vegetables make me want to do a little dance, cheer, and somersault all at once. Continue reading
We can do this.
This video is powerful. It uses a scare tactic, which isn’t my favorite form of persuasion. However, it is SPOT ON illustrating how small choices over time will create habits.
If we don’t advocate for our kid’s health environment – then who will? Let’s keep making changes at home, school, and in our communities.
How did you react to this video? It’s had over 3 million views. Was one of those you? What did you think?
I’ll have a regular posting schedule as soon as school begins. Hope you’re doing well, my fabulous friends!