On Car Seats and Flying with Kids

Newsflash! We are traveling via airplane soon! It’ll be the first time flying with kids (dun, dun, dun!) Knowing that we will be flying soon, I looked into car seats again. We wanted to replace our despised current car seat with a Britax Frontier. We also have a Britax Boulevard and that one is very easy to install correctly. In addition, two friends have the Frontier and recommend it specifically for ease of use.

We love Britax seats. That decision was easy. But I started thinking ahead to traveling by myself with two kiddos who need car seats. How on earth is that going to work?! Continue reading

The Whole30 allows garlic. This is a picture of a garlic bulb on a green cutting board.

On Whole30 and Body Acceptance

First and foremost, repeat after me: I love my body exactly as it is. Repeat it out loud until you believe it.  You don’t need any “diet” or “lifestyle” change  (Whole30 or any other) for your body to be worthy. It is already worthy!

I just finished my Whole30 yesterday. I’m feeling better than I was before I started, but I still don’t feel awesome.

What, no glowing reviews? Yes and no. I think it’s a pretty easy plan to follow for 30 days and I like that it is purported to be for health and NOT weight loss (more on that later and extensively at the bottom of this post). This is my personal experience with the Whole30 and it does not quite echo the norm. Continue reading