What’s So Scary About 40?

What’s So Scary About 40?

I’m turning 40 in — Oh, that’s sooner than I thought — less than four months. While it’s always been this distant, magic number, it was never something I feared. I owe most of that to the other women in my life who didn’t fear age either. I don’t remember my mother ever complaining about…Continue Reading

Chocolate Raspberry Coconut Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Raspberry Coconut Smoothie Recipe

Everyone is eating smoothies because they’re good for you. What about having one just because it tastes good? I set out to make a dessert smoothie, and it’s pretty delicious. It also turned out to be pretty healthy too. It’s dessert you can have for breakfast and not feel guilty about it! Raspberries are one…Continue Reading

What You don’t Understand If You’ve Never Gotten a Kid Ready for School on a Winter Morning

What You don’t Understand If You’ve Never Gotten a Kid Ready for School on a Winter Morning

School mornings are intense. I wake the boys up at 6:30. There isn’t a lot of time. They have to be outside to wait for the bus by 7:20. While they stretch, yawn and drag themselves from their warm cocoons, I fix them a quick breakfast: cereal, toast, scrambled eggs or microwave pancakes. Then they…Continue Reading