December 20, 2016

#SB18 Puts California Children At Risk

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Most California parents are unaware of senator Richard Pan’s new bill that will seriously undermine parental rights.  On its surface, SB18, or the Bill of Rights for Children and Youth in California enumerates a list of rights for children.  A casual reading could lead one to think this bill is harmless and even beneficial, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Continue reading

December 2, 2016

Eight Easy Christmas Ornaments That You Can Make With Your Kids

December Crafts for Kids

Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year and I love to decorate! We put our Christmas decorations up the day after Thanksgiving and always have fun doing it.

We are always looking for December crafts for kids that we can create together.

As building family memories is so important to me we made lots of ornaments for our tree.

Here are eight different ornaments that we made with instructions and a supply list.

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September 16, 2016

To co-sleep or not co-sleep? That is the question!

Sleeping newborn co-sleeping

If you are a new parent one of the biggest questions probably on your mind is where is the baby going to sleep. And if you start asking around for opinions, you will quickly find that it can be a hot topic.

In fact, there doesn’t seem to be much neutrality as most people tend to be adamantly for or against it.

Both sides feel their opinions are best and well researched. Continue reading

Healthy Flour. Does It Exist? And Where Can You Get It?

Wheat Brian Severson Farm

As a mom of three boys, I am constantly striving to find healthy, whole foods for my family. Lately, the food that concerns me the most is bread and anything else that is made with flour like pancakes, waffles, and muffins.

Let’s face it, with three active boys, I would go crazy if I eliminated bread and could not make sandwiches.

We are trying to make better choices, and for the most part, we are buying organic bread and organic whole wheat flour. However, the more I learn, the more I realize that even those choices might not be as healthy as they seem.

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