The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel: A Review

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is my kind of parenting book. First, it gives a lot of interesting facts about the biology of our… Continue reading The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel: A Review

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Psalm 22:11

Do not be far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help. Psalm 22:11 (NIV) Today is Good Friday, the day that Jesus was hung on the cross to die. One of the things he said while he was on the cross was, "My God, My God, why have you… Continue reading Psalm 22:11

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: A Review

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars I know I'm late to this party, but I really enjoyed this book. I'm not really a science fiction reader, but the format fascinated me.The book is written as a collection of emails, messages, computer codes, and surveillance footage surrounding the event… Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: A Review

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people‚Äôs stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. Families mourning pregnancy and infant loss hit with costly bills Something I don't see discussed as often is the actual financial cost of pregnancy loss. CBS news did a story on… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green: A Review

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was really looking forward to this book, and it did not disappoint! The story revolves around this mysterious, large robot that shows up in Manhattan, New York in front of a Chipotle. Turns out that there are several of these robots… Continue reading An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green: A Review

When Are You Having Another?

It felt like every week I was at the grocery store. I would pull into a cashier's lane, load my groceries on the conveyor belt, and pull my cart towards the end. One look at my precious boy's face, and I got all the coos and oohs and aahs. "What pretty eyes." "He's so sweet."… Continue reading When Are You Having Another?

Thriving in April

The illnesses continues this month in our household. I feel like we are playing Sicky Bingo this year. So far we have experienced RSV, the Flu, Pink Eye, and a Double Ear Infection. But Spring is here, and with it is sunshine and warmer weather, so hopefully it also signifies the end to all this… Continue reading Thriving in April