Last night I sat on the edge of my bed questioning what I was doing wrong in this motherhood thing after a tumultuous evening with my 9 year old. My husband walks in as I’m near tears and I ask him, “Is it me? Am I a terrible mom?” He literally laughed at me as he reminded me that this is just how had motherhood is.
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Chicken and waffles is such a popular dish to eat. It’s one that I grew up loving after my parents introduced it to me. Because I like to remix recipes, I started making my kids chicken IN waffles instead of them a side by side thing. And then after having cheese and chives in my waffles during a trip to Orlando, this month I took the remix a little further by adding some cheese too!
I remember when I was at my first real job out of college. My co-worker I shared an office with got pregnant and she would be so tired she started to take power naps to make it through the day. Now I’ve always been a lover of naps since I was a kid so napping as an adult made sense to me. But I had no idea what the phenomenon of a power nap was until I hit adulthood and I didn’t get the necessity of them until my first pregnancy.
As a homeschooling mom of 3, coffee is my best friend. A couple of years ago I stopped using K-Cups because of how much waste they produced and switched to a French Press. I’ve since added a pour-over coffee maker to my caffeine arsenal as well. With how much coffee we go through, having practical uses for the coffee grounds only seemed logical.
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. This is the chant that we were all taught as kids. Let’s be real: the only one of these most of us are doing consistently is the recycle and friends, that isn’t enough. Now I’m not saying that recycling isn’t great–it is. What I’m saying is we all need to do a better job to reduce waste.