Blended Family

I’m going to tell you a secret – having a blended family is the hardest thing I’ve ever done.  My husband and I have both been married before, and have children from our previous marriages (more on that here.)  My son Liam, who is 5, lives with us most of the time, and spends every other weekend with his dad. … View Post

Baked French Toast

My husband is a french toast fiend. The kids and I enjoy it too, so I make it pretty often.  Sometimes, though, I don’t have time to fry up an entire loaf of individual custard-dipped slices of bread in the morning (because we are no good at mornings,) so I like to make it the night before.  This way, I… View Post

Top Ten Picture Books for Families

My youngest son is 5, so the last year or so has been filled with books about superheroes, robots, pirates, and knights.  I always try to sneak in a few other books, though, to add to the variety.  Recently, when talking with him about some of his favorite books, I was surprised to find that most of the books he… View Post