Category: ’My Family’

Family Rules: A Recipe for Harmony

April 9th, 2013 by Dionna - 21 Comments

Does your family have “family rules”? What are they, and why did you decide to enact them? Our family recently created our own list, and they’ve been working well for us.

Thyroid Rage: Why I Fired My Doctor and Took My Health Into My Own Hands

February 2nd, 2013 by Dionna - 23 Comments

So after one faulty test that showed results within the range of normal, knowing I wanted medication as a last resort, my doctor prescribed a drug I would have to take for the rest of my life. And that’s when I fired my doctor.

How I Reduced Nighttime Breastfeeding Without Completely Night Weaning

January 28th, 2013 by Dionna - 5 Comments

When I was pregnant with Ailia, I was ready for Kieran to nurse less at night. Here are some of the gentle ways I reduced Kieran’s access to the breast at night without fully night weaning him.

On the Road to Recovery

January 14th, 2013 by Dionna - 73 Comments

Our holidays were much lower key without the alcohol. In fact, life has been much calmer since I decided to stop drinking altogether.

10 Ways I Preserve Memories for My Children

December 11th, 2012 by Dionna - 24 Comments

My own memories of childhood are very dim, and so I’m a little obsessive about making sure that my children have multiple ways of recalling their own early years. Here are ten of the ways I try to record my kiddos’ childhood memories.

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