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A Taste of Gratitude

I had an interesting experience today, a humbling experience, one full of growth and gratitude. We eat a lot of fresh produce in our house, which is wonderful for our health, but it has had an impact on our wallet. With baby V eating more solids, and the girls getting…

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7 Tips for Eating Out with Kids

I don’t know about you, but one of the most stressful aspects of motherhood is taking my munchkins to a restaurant. Here are a few different ways you can make it easier on yourself. Pick a loud place: I feel so much more comfortable in noisy restaurants where my kids’…

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Infused with Sunshine

Have you ever tasted sunshine? I think I did today. The Russians grow their own fruits and vegetables, and the girls and I always visit the blackberry bush. Dark, ripe, multi-faceted fruit that gushes when popped in your mouth. Not a single one is sour. Each one is perfect. I plucked…

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10pm Tamale & Tea Time

I’ve acquired a new habit while writing. I can’t believe I’m only noticing it now. Most nights around ten o’clock, I make myself a cup of loose leaf Earl Grey tea and a microwaveable tamale. We eat dinner around 5:30, so by 10pm, I’m often hungry. And I’m not one…

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An Open Bottle of Rosé

I haven’t been feeling great the past couple of days, and I told Yev I wanted to write my article right after dinner, while the girls watch a movie and wind down before bed. I usually get 5 hours of sleep, 6 if I’m lucky, and it’s just not enough.…

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Breaking Bread Together

As a growing family, it can be hard to manage everyone’s schedule, and our kids aren’t even three yet! As they get older and become busier, the chances of a shared family meal become slimmer. Statistically, family dinners are often relatively short, lasting around 20 minutes. Yet dining together as…

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Food is a Gift

I’ve struggled with my relationship with food for most of my life, but pregnancy had a huge impact. I learned that food is a gift, not the enemy. I spent several years, before becoming pregnant, with a nutritionist and therapist working through body image issues that stemmed from childhood. I…

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Gluten-free Foods that are Delicious

Being gluten-free isn’t that hard, until you want to chomp on a piece of toast, chow down on some pizza, or twirl  your pasta with a fork. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite gluten-free substitutes and an additional list of naturally gluten-free food. GF Substitues Gluten-free buckwheat bread from…