DIY Carpet Shampoo

I didn’t like the soap I was purchasing to put in it.  I didn’t like the price, the smell, and later the ingredients listed on the label.  So, what did I do?  You guessed it, I started making my own! … More DIY Carpet Shampoo

How I Avoided Postpartum Depression A 5th Time

There was a day that I was angry. I used a pair of jeans to pull across my shoulders as an outlet for the anger and frustration. After I’d fatigued my muscles doing that, the legs of those jeans found their way around my neck…

I was choking myself.

And the voice in my head said it was ok. Everyone would be relieved if I were gone. I wouldn’t be a burden anymore. My children’s emotional health would be better because they wouldn’t have a sick Mommy anymore… … More How I Avoided Postpartum Depression A 5th Time

Grandma’s Granola

It’s been almost 6 years since I first heard the term ‘Crunchy Mom’.  It was in a question in a mom group. “Are you a crunchy or silky mom?” I had no clue what either one was.  I was just a mom trying to make it through sleepless nights with one child (little did I … More Grandma’s Granola