The Conservatory

I found three four five frogs in the house yesterday morning.  I found two or three the day before.  They came in with my plants when I brought them in for the winter.  It’s not the first time this has happened, and it won’t be the last.  It happens every year, and I’ve come to accept the … More The Conservatory

Linden Leaf Tea, a Gargle, and a Tiny Rant… a continued story

The moment I got in my car, I checked my phone for messages.  I wasn’t expecting any, but there were two missed calls and a text message.  Of course, when it’s necessary for me to be unavailable for a short time, the school nurse calls.  My husband’s text told the tale.  My son had a sore throat … More Linden Leaf Tea, a Gargle, and a Tiny Rant… a continued story

No Resolution

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. It’s too easy to fail in reaching my goal whatever it may be. A new workout regimen will inevitably be interrupted by illness or other circumstance resulting in frustration. I don’t believe in … More No Resolution

This battle will be done.

A lot of parents are pretty complacent about diet even if they know some things aren’t the best thing for you. What really gets me are the people who seem to think I deprive my child and give me dirty looks when I tell them my kid doesn’t drink soda but likes tomato juice. Some people will even go out of their way to sneak my child things they know I wouldn’t approve of. Frankly, that reminds me of an alcoholic not wanting to drink alone… … More This battle will be done.