This motherhood gig is hard. There really isn’t anything that you could say to a new mother that would help to prepare her for the ever changing roller coaster of motherhood. Add in a full time job that requires me to occasionally work evenings, weekends and travel, to the kids’ school and extracurricular activities and […]
I am Martha Aiyuk, AKA “Princess”. I was born and raised in Cameroon, West Africa ...
I’ll be the first to admit my fear of the dentist. It came from a ...
It’s officially September, so in my mind it’s basically fall. It’s time to dust those ...
It was the last week of summer before kindergarten, camps were out, and I was ...
As a family nurse practitioner and mom to two beautiful children, Paige who is two ...
My husband and I lived overseas for eight years. Over that time, I developed a slight addiction to online shopping, and became very familiar with the United States Postal Service. You know how Facebook has that “On This Day” feature? Well, recently one of mine popped up from a few years ago, and the post […]
Christmas is sneaking up on us fast. With my son’s birthday only a few weeks away as well I have been in full on gift shopping mode. Last year I did a lot of shopping online (hello Amazon, I love you) but this year I wanted to shop in town and find some unique gifts […]
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month which is a time to honor hospice physicians, nurses, therapists and social workers who make a difference for the patients and families they care for. Hospice caregivers who selflessly serve the community’s aged, disabled and dying are celebrated during this month for their continued service to helping […]
Fluoride is a hot topic for dentists; one that we felt was high time for exploration with our partners over at The Smile Shop. Have more questions to add about dental health and fluoride? Comment on the blog below (or on Facebook)! Do a lot of children need prescription fluoride? There used to be a […]
I do love a metaphor; and as someone whose first marriage ended with a brick — a literal brick — I’m guessing it’s probably a good thing that I’m able to see the value (and sometimes humor) in a nice symbol. But as I was recently teaching my son how to drive, it struck me how […]
I recently bought 1/8 cow from Sanford Ranch , a locally owned ranch in Fallon, NV. The Sanford’s delivered 112lbs of delicious beef from pasture raised cows, and I’ve been so happy with the meat thus far. When it comes to my meat, I like to know the animals lived a happy life out in the […]
Birth control options have changed a lot over the years, and I get a lot of questions about what is available out there for women of all ages… so I thought it might be helpful to describe each option and who each of these might work best for or not be recommended for. “The pill”– […]
This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Feed the Fam It’s fall and that means all things fall are on the forefront. Pumpkin spice, cozy casseroles, boots and leggings and of course, great seasonal veggies like squash. I love squash. I don’t think I’ve met a variety I don’t like. Spaghetti squash […]
During my first three pregnancies I basically dressed like a hobo. For some reason I was convinced that it wasn’t worth it to spend money on nice, good-quality maternity clothes so instead, I wore cheap, ill-fitting maternity clothes that, by the end of the each pregnancy, were so stretched out and misshapen, that it wasn’t […]
Motherhood does strange things to you. Like giving you almost superhuman powers when it comes to smelling your baby’s poop in a room full of babies. It also does things to other people – people you may or may not know – it somehow makes them believe that they have the right to say things […]
This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series Feed the FamI love pinterest for recipes of late, and most especially since RMB’s night with the amazing Lara Ritchie at Nothing to it!, I’ve been trying to find things closer to the 15-30 min timeframe. Her class helped me know that it’s not only […]