Merry Christmas, Love from the Dyck Family

We’re just three days away from Christmas and I **think** I am ready. My baking was done a while ago, the presents are all bought with all but one wrapped (**note for the shopping list – pick up wrapping paper), and I believe I have all the food I need.  Continue reading “Merry Christmas, Love from the Dyck Family”

Homemade Gingerbread House 

What do you get when you combine a mom who likes to bake, Christmas, and a toddler who is allergic to dairy and peanuts?

A lot…and I mean a lot of Christmas baking. But, more specifically, a homemade gingerbread house. Continue reading “Homemade Gingerbread House “

Cardboard Playhouse Magic

Magic! Absolute magic!

I have a busy toddler who is easily bored. His primary activity of choice lately is whacking things with mini sticks. He calls it hockey, and well, he’s not completely wrong. Is just not a whole lot of fun for me – or his baby brother.  Continue reading “Cardboard Playhouse Magic”

Staying nourished, staying sane 

A busy toddler and a sick infant mean my hands and time are infrequently all my own.

Over the last week my six month old has struggled with a terrible cold. Never have I used our Nose Frieda and Hydrosense nasal spray so frequently. I think we’re finally over the mountain of boogers, but his voice is hoarse and I don’t doubt that if he could talk he would tell me his throat hurts. This means he’s miserable and wants to be held all the time.  Continue reading “Staying nourished, staying sane “