The Ultimate Ski Vacation Packing List

We’re a family of snow lovers; the second the weather starts to turn cold, our thoughts turn to planning our ski vacations for the season.   The key to a fun day skiing is keeping the kids warm, and with variable on-mountain weather conditions, it’s all about layers.  And since packing for a ski vacation […]

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Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition Tablet

Introducing the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Kids’ Edition! If your child enjoys books, movies  and apps, they’ll love the Amazon Fire HD Kids’ Edition Kindle.  With access to over 5,000 kid-friendly titles available through 1 Year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited (requires Amazon subscription starting at $2.99/month after that), your child will never get bored.  It’s […]

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3 Super Healthy Smoothie Recipes

  3 Super Healthy Smoothie Recipes I love smoothies and green drinks, they’re part of my health routine and are my go-to breakfast on the run when V has a day of doctor appointments or I have early business meetings.  There are so many tasty smoothie recipes, they’re never boring.  I’ve actually lived on all-liquid […]

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Game Day (or Any Day!) Sour Cream Enchiladas

Whether you watch the games or just go for the party, you’ve gotta have great food.  Here’s my go-to game day recipe – Seahawks Sour Cream Enchiladas Verde, based on my mother-in-law’s awesome recipe.  Enjoy and good luck!  Giveaway details are below and don’t miss the links below for more great game day ideas AND more […]

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Going Home

Part of a series telling Veronica’s story.  I’ve previously written about Veronica’s first day, and the first steps in a quest for answers. Veronica spent the first 12 days of her life in the NICU, every morning beginning with new specialists discussing new theories, running new tests.   Every night ending with the NICU doctor […]

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Fitting shoes for your special needs child

Updated August 27, 2014 Back to school time!  Recently I’ve been asked where to buy shoes for a special needs child, and how to have shoes fit for orthotics. My answer was simple – Nordstrom. I’ve always been a Nordy’s girl, so it was the natural go-to for my kids shoes.  Several years ago when […]

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