Ancestry DNA Results: Some Validation But Also Some Surprises

Ancestry DNA Results: Some Validation But Also Some Surprises

Ancestry’s DNA test is inexpensive and relatively easy to do. Other than the agony of waiting, the hardest part is having to put so much spit into a pinky-sized vial without getting nauseous. While I have had my results for a while, I don’t think I’ve really let the results sink in. I’m not even … Read More

Top 7 Tips For Single Parent Travel With Kids

Top 7 Tips For Single Parent Travel With Kids

Traveling with two (or more) kids is challenging in and of itself. Which means traveling with two (or more) kids as a single parent can feel overwhelming and maybe slightly daunting enough to make you reconsider traveling at all! Shout Out This post is brought to you by my toddler (who had a nightmare and … Read More

3 Step Chronic Fatigue Rollercoaster Exit Plan

3 Step Chronic Fatigue Rollercoaster Exit Plan

Chronic fatigue sucks. Let’s just get that out there right away. It feels like someone is robbing you of your energy, stealing your power, draining your energy and leaving you battling to – at bare minimum – get the most important things done. It’s hard to gracefully accept what’s happening and it’s harder to stay … Read More

Natural Treatments for Your Pet’s Crusty Skin, Fleas, Ticks, and Mange

Photo Credit: Julie Knicely While pests like fleas and infestations like manage are ugly to look at (and think about!), they are part of this world too. The scarier part is that sometimes these plagues can be passed from our beloved pets to us – especially to sweet children who love to play and cuddle … Read More

Feeding A Family Of 4 For $40 Or Less A Week

While I am starting my own little organic farm, we are definitely not a 100% organic family right now. Other than my sprouting experiments, we are not growing own food either. We are just as dependent upon other humans to grow, pick, pack, ship, and sell us our food as anyone else. In The Dirty … Read More