How Do We Parent In A Chaotic World?


The juxtaposition of parenting in our chaotic world is that we can go from the minutia of wiping up the morning’s breakfast dishes, shuffling kids between activities, and playing Legos to then trying to explain terrorism, hatred, and racism.

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State Fair Cookies

Chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside, these State Fair Cookies are my homemade recipe for the Sweet Martha’s Minnesota State Fair cookie favorite! If I had to pick my two favorite things about Minnesota, it would be our amazing summers and the Minnesota State Fair. The state fair here is at the … Continue reading

When Mother’s Day Isn’t Perfect

Mother’s Day Isn’t Perfect. We shouldn’t expect Mother’s Day to be perfect because motherhood isn’t perfect. Define, celebrate and reflect on motherhood in your own way. I waited impatiently for the light to blink and indicate the street was safe to cross. Late for a meeting, my mind was clouded and I just wanted to … Continue reading

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

A simple recipe for making Instant Pot hard boiled eggs. It’s an easy way to make big batches of hard boiled eggs and help with meal planning. This easy recipe makes delicious hard boiled eggs perfect for breakfast, lunch or to use in your favorite Egg Salad or Deviled Egg recipes. This Instant Pot Hard … Continue reading

Losing Me in Motherhood

I was losing me in motherhood. Stranded in motherhood by the monotony of laundry, carpool logistics, and meal planning. Stuck in picking up the toys, refereeing sibling fights and begging them to put on their shoes. Mom. Mom. Mom. I wanted to change my name. I wanted time alone. I was at the point where … Continue reading