Back in 1986, the Department of Defense dubbed April, Month of the Military Child. Every year in April since then, military children have been recognized and celebrated. Since 9/11, over 2 million U.S. children have experienced parents leaving their families to go on deployments. Now think about all of the times those children have to […]

School Worries and Regression

A lot has happened in the span of a month and most of it has caused more stress than anything else. So, where to start?? Zion had been complaining of his “stomach hurting” almost daily in between Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks (we were in school for 3 weeks). I told Jeremiah that the last time […]

New Year’s Eve is one of my FAVORITE holidays for appetizers. I love making a bunch, having a yummy drink, and just snacking all evening long! These appetizers are great for a fun party or if you’re in your jammies with your kids (trying to stay awake until midnight) like me! Strawberry & Goat Cheese […]

Anxiety and Fear

The past couple of weeks for Zion have been mixed. We have had great days, and we have had days filled with anxiety. They had the spelling bee at school, and I asked Zion if he wanted to participate. He immediately said no and started to cry. His teacher asked him at school, and he […]