I had a couple of goals this summer: 1) To keep a semi-routine with school so that my kids wouldn't forget everything they learned last year and 2) to let my 7 year old swim at every opportunity to improve her swimming skills. The one thing I didn't plan for was having mono. Or more … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: 10 Surprising Benefits of Having a Sick Child
I had been planning all week to write something really fun and light for the Eco Diary, but I just cannot get away from one concept today: expectations. Specifically, unmet expectations. I don’t really know how to begin this post, expect just to blurt it out. As I rolled out of bed for the day … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Holding Hostages with our Expectations
Dear Mommas, Imagine this: you have passed on from this life and your sons and daughters are gathering up photos to share with your friends & family. They are searching for pictures that captured the love that your family shared. They are looking for photos of adventures and great … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Are you an Invisible Mom?
Tonight we are hearing the first post from Julie in her Eco Chic Diaries. Her message is inspirational and one we hold so close to our hearts. We hope you all go out and chase some balloons after reading this! Hello friends! Like many of you, we have two children who are completely and totally … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Why Parents Should Seize the Day